I 15 over I 15 & SAHARA


+36.14444, -115.17000
36°08'40" N, 115°10'12" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:I 15 over I 15 & SAHARA
Structure number:I 837R
Location:LAS VEGAS
Purpose:Carries highway over highway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Interstate (Urban) [11]
Length of largest span:161.1 ft. [49.1 m]
Total length:1612.0 ft. [491.3 m]
Roadway width between curbs:31.8 ft. [9.7 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:35.4 ft. [10.8 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:16.1 ft. [4.9 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1995
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 18+Mod / HS 20+Mod [6]
Number of main spans:12
Main spans material:Steel continuous [4]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Monolithic Concrete (concurrently placed with structural deck) [1]

Latest Available Inspection: November 2016

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:12,000 [as of 2014]
Truck traffic:7% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Deck geometry appraisal:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
Underclearances appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Operating rating:71.2 tons [64.7 metric tons]
Inventory rating:42.4 tons [38.5 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:94.3
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$6,526,000

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
November 201694.3FairSatisfactoryGoodGood-12000
November 201494.1FairSatisfactoryGoodGood-13000
November 201293.8FairSatisfactoryGoodGood-15200
November 201093.1FairSatisfactoryGoodGood-15200
November 200893.1FairSatisfactoryGoodGood-15200
October 200793.1GoodGoodGoodVery Good-15200
November 200696.0GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good-13400
December 200496.0GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good-13400
January 200396.0GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good-12000
January 200196.0GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good-13265
February 199995.0GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good-10000
November 199597.3GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good-10000

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2016 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1. Good2. Fair3. Poor4. Serious
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.6,4486,448000
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.57,0610042,79614,265
Reinforced Concrete Columneach1212000
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.3535000
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.360360000
Strip Seal Jointlinear ft.71244700
Elastomeric Bearingeach88000
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.3,2242,2241,00000