US 287 NB over North Palo Duro Creek


+36.04369, -102.00172
36°02'37" N, 102°00'06" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:US 287 NB over North Palo Duro Creek
Structure number:041710006604002
Location:9.2 Mi N of FM 119
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Other (Rural) [02]
Length of largest span:29.9 ft. [9.1 m]
Total length:122.1 ft. [37.2 m]
Roadway width between curbs:38.1 ft. [11.6 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:40.0 ft. [12.2 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1934
Year reconstructed:1953
Historic significance:Bridge is possibly eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [3]
Number of main spans:4
Main spans material:Concrete [1]
Main spans design:Tee beam [04]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: September 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:3,200 [as of 2013]
Truck traffic:28% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Deck geometry appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
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]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for assessed or calculated scour condition. [5]
Sufficiency rating:80.6

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
September 2018FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair320080.6
September 2016FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair320083.8
September 2015FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair320081.8
September 2013FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair230077.1
March 2012FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair210077.2
March 2010FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory225088.4
March 2008FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory230088.4
March 2006FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory160087.6
March 2004FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory280088.0
October 2003FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory280086.0
April 2002FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory200075.2
May 2001FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory200075.2
May 2000FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory210075.1
May 1998FairGoodSatisfactoryGood210086.2
June 1996FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood210086.2
May 1994FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood180066.9
June 1992FairGoodSatisfactoryGood77076.3
April 1990FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory195077.8

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Reinforced Concrete Girder/Beamlinear ft.976752186380
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.4,8803,965887280
Reinforced Concrete Columneach124620
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.80591650
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.1206046140
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.2441717030