S.H. 15 over CREEK


+36.42516, -99.51471
36°25'31" N, 99°30'53" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:S.H. 15 over CREEK
Structure number:097710000000000
Old structure number:7708 0587 X (from 1992 edition)
Location:5.8 MI NE ELLIS CO
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Other (Rural) [02]
Length of largest span:14.1 ft. [4.3 m]
Total length:42.0 ft. [12.8 m]
Roadway width between curbs:83.7 ft. [25.5 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:85.6 ft. [26.1 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1941
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 18 / HS 20 [5]
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:3,500 [as of 2015]
Truck traffic:25% of total traffic
Structural appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Deck geometry appraisal:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
Water adequacy appraisal:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
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]
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 the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Operating rating:36.0 tons [32.7 metric tons]
Inventory rating:21.6 tons [19.6 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:69.4
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 201669.4Fair6 out of 10-3500
October 201482.7Fair6 out of 10-3500
August 201282.7Fair6 out of 10-3500
November 201084.8Fair6 out of 10-2900
November 200885.1Fair6 out of 10-2800
February 200684.4Fair6 out of 10-3000
January 200389.9Fair6 out of 10-1720
February 200190.3Fair6 out of 10-1620
January 199976.4Fair5 out of 10-1620
November 199685.2Fair6 out of 10-2190
October 199485.5Good7 out of 10-2100
January 199387.3Good7 out of 10-1900
February 199187.3Fair6 out of 10-1900

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2016 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1. Good2. Fair3. Poor4. Serious
Reinforced Concrete Culvertlinear ft.1023751140
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.854624150