This bridge is no longer in the current National Bridge Inventory database, and has likely been demolished or abandoned.


+36.60825, -97.27730
36°36'30" N, 97°16'38" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:E0280 over BIRD'S NEST CREEK
Structure number:123850000000000
Location:1N .3E OF THREE SANDS
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Local (Rural) [09]
Length of largest span:89.9 ft. [27.4 m]
Total length:91.9 ft. [28.0 m]
Roadway width between curbs:18.0 ft. [5.5 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:18.0 ft. [5.5 m]
Owner:County Highway Agency [02]
Year built:1915
Historic significance:Bridge is eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [2]
Main span material:Steel [3]
Main span design:Truss - Thru [10]
Deck type:Wood or Timber [8]
Wearing surface:Wood or Timber [7]

Latest Available Inspection: July 2015

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Poor
Status:Open, temporary structure in place to carry legal loads [E]
Average daily traffic:50 [as of 2014]
Truck traffic:10% of total traffic
Deck condition:Critical [2 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Critical [2 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Critical [2 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of replacement [2]
Deck geometry appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Pier/abutment protection:Navigation protection not required [1]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Sufficiency rating:27.0
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$485,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
July 2015PoorCriticalCriticalCritical5027.0
January 2013----5027.0
October 2012PoorPoorCriticalCritical5031.0
October 2011PoorFairPoorPoor5033.0
November 2010PoorFairPoorPoor5033.0
November 2009PoorSatisfactoryPoorPoor5034.0
July 2007PoorSatisfactoryPoorPoor5034.0
May 2006PoorSatisfactoryPoorPoor5034.0
December 2004PoorSatisfactoryPoorPoor5034.0
December 2002PoorSatisfactoryCriticalPoor5034.0
January 2001PoorSatisfactoryCriticalFair5034.0
December 1999PoorGoodCriticalSatisfactory5034.0
December 1998PoorSatisfactoryCriticalFair10033.9
November 1996PoorVery GoodImminent FailureSatisfactory10033.9
December 1995PoorGoodPoorSatisfactory10033.9
December 1994FairGoodSatisfactoryFair10040.7
November 1993PoorFairPoorPoor10032.9
January 1992PoorFairPoorPoor10023.3