U.S. 281 over CREEK


+36.76310, -98.66602
36°45'47" N, 98°39'58" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:U.S. 281 over CREEK
Structure number:043610000000000
Old structure number:7612 1253 X (from 1992 edition)
Location:1.5 MI S JCT US-64
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Other (Rural) [02]
Length of largest span:9.8 ft. [3.0 m]
Total length:21.0 ft. [6.4 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:92.9 ft. [28.3 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1935
Year reconstructed:2005
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:M 18 / H 20 [4]
Number of main spans:2
Main spans material:Concrete [1]
Main spans design:Culvert [19]
Deck type:Not applicable [N]

Latest Available Inspection: October 2015

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Good
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:2,200 [as of 2014]
Truck traffic:16% of total traffic
Structural appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Water adequacy appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Channel protection:Bank protection is in need of minor repairs. River control devices and embankment protection have a little minor damage. Banks and/or channel have minor amounts of drift. [7]
Pier/abutment protection:Navigation protection not required [1]
Culvert condition:Shrinkage cracks, light scaling and insignificant spalling which does not expose reinforcing steel. Insignificant damage caused by drift with no misalignment and not requiring corrective action. Some minor scouring has occured near curtain walls, wingwalls or pipes. Metal culverts have a smooth symmetrical curvature with superficial corrosion and no pitting. [7]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Operating rating:49.0 tons [44.5 metric tons]
Inventory rating:36.0 tons [32.7 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:93.0
Recommended work:Widening of existing bridge or other major structure without deck rehabilitation or replacement [33]
Estimated cost of work:$644,000

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionCulvert ConditionSD/FOADT
October 201593.0Good7 out of 10-2200
October 201393.0Good8 out of 10-2200
November 201194.3Good8 out of 10-1800
August 200994.6Good8 out of 10-1700
August 200794.3Good8 out of 10-1800
April 2004100.0Fair6 out of 10-1900
March 2002100.0Fair6 out of 10-1140
March 2000100.0Fair6 out of 10-1130
April 1996100.0Fair6 out of 10-970
April 199497.0Fair6 out of 10-1850
April 199397.0Fair6 out of 10-1850
April 199197.0Fair6 out of 10-1850

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2016 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1. Good2. Fair3. Poor4. Serious
Reinforced Concrete Culvertlinear ft.1861711500