U.S. 169 over BIRD CREEK

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


+36.23927, -95.84801
36°14'21" N, 95°50'53" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:U.S. 169 over BIRD CREEK
Structure number:152010000000000
Location:7 MI N JCT I-44
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Other Freeways or Expressways (Urban) [12]
Length of largest span:180.1 ft. [54.9 m]
Total length:388.1 ft. [118.3 m]
Roadway width between curbs:29.9 ft. [9.1 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:32.2 ft. [9.8 m]
Vertical clearance above deck:16.1 ft. [4.9 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1960
Year reconstructed:1979
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:M 18 / H 20 [4]
Main span material:Steel [3]
Main span design:Truss - Thru [10]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Low slump Concrete [4]

Latest Available Inspection: July 2013

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Poor
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:28,150 [as of 2013]
Truck traffic:8% of total traffic
Deck condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Deck geometry appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
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]
Scour condition:Countermeasures have been installed to mitigate an existing problem with scour. [7]
Sufficiency rating:43.1
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$4,591,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
July 2013PoorFairPoorPoor2815043.1
May 2011FairSatisfactoryFairFair2740048.8
June 2009FairFairFairSatisfactory2745047.8
August 2007FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory4365052.8
November 2006FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory4250052.8
July 2005FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory4400063.0
January 2004FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory5155063.0
January 2003FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory2549063.0
September 2000GoodGoodGoodGood2549063.0
August 2000GoodGoodGoodGood2549063.0
September 1998FairGoodSatisfactoryGood2549051.8
September 1996FairGoodSatisfactoryGood2104051.8
December 1994FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory1600058.0
August 1992FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory1450058.0