S.H. 15 over CREEK


+36.43355, -99.45833
36°26'01" N, 99°27'30" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:S.H. 15 over CREEK
Structure number:087170000000000
Old structure number:7708 0899 X (from 1992 edition)
Location:8.9 MI NE ELLIS C/L
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Other (Rural) [02]
Length of largest span:9.8 ft. [3.0 m]
Total length:34.1 ft. [10.4 m]
Roadway width between curbs:84.0 ft. [25.6 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:86.0 ft. [26.2 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1940
Year reconstructed:1978
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:3
Main spans material:Concrete [1]
Main spans design:Culvert [19]
Deck type:Not applicable [N]

Latest Available Inspection: July 2016

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:6,100 [as of 2015]
Truck traffic:25% of total traffic
Structural appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Deck geometry appraisal:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
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]
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 condition. [5]
Operating rating:36.0 tons [32.7 metric tons]
Inventory rating:21.6 tons [19.6 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:67.9
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
July 201667.9Fair6 out of 10-6100
October 201484.8Fair6 out of 10-6100
August 201284.8Fair6 out of 10-6100
November 201084.8Good7 out of 10-5900
November 200884.8Fair6 out of 10-5600
February 200684.8Fair6 out of 10-5700
January 200384.8Good7 out of 10-5230
February 200184.8Good7 out of 10-5180
January 199966.8Good7 out of 10-5180
November 199666.8Good7 out of 10-4880
October 199466.8Good8 out of 10-5400
January 199366.8Good7 out of 10-5300
February 199166.8Fair6 out of 10-5300

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2016 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1. Good2. Fair3. Poor4. Serious
Reinforced Concrete Culvertlinear ft.2622461600