U.S. 281 over CREEK


+36.92448, -98.64802
36°55'28" N, 98°38'53" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:U.S. 281 over CREEK
Structure number:052430000000000
Old structure number:7616 0880 X (from 1992 edition)
Location:8.8 MI N JCT US-64
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Rural) [06]
Length of largest span:9.8 ft. [3.0 m]
Total length:24.0 ft. [7.3 m]
Skew angle:30°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1937
Historic significance:Bridge is eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [2]
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:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:1,300 [as of 2014]
Truck traffic:16% of total traffic
Structural appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Water adequacy appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Channel protection:Bank is beginning to slump. River control devices and embankment protection have widespread minor damage. There is minor stream bed movement evident. Debris is restricting the channel slightly. [6]
Pier/abutment protection:Navigation protection not required [1]
Culvert condition:Deterioration or initial disintegration, minor chloride contamination, cracking with some leaching, or spalls on concrete or masonry walls and slabs. Local minor scouring at curtain walls, wingwalls or pipes. Metal culverts have a smooth curvature, non-symmetrical shape, significant corrosion or moderate pitting. [6]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for assessed or calculated scour conditions; field review indicates action is required. [4]
Operating rating:49.0 tons [44.5 metric tons]
Inventory rating:36.0 tons [32.7 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:93.2
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 201593.2Fair6 out of 10-1300
October 201393.2Fair6 out of 10-1300
November 201193.2Fair6 out of 10-1300
August 200995.1Fair6 out of 10-630
August 200794.5Fair6 out of 10-830
April 200494.8Fair6 out of 10-720
March 200294.9Fair6 out of 10-690
March 200095.2Fair6 out of 10-580
April 199694.7Fair6 out of 10-750
April 199494.8Fair6 out of 10-750
April 199394.8Fair6 out of 10-750
April 199194.6Fair6 out of 10-800