US 87 NB over Sand Creek


+35.72387, -101.96497
35°43'26" N, 101°57'54" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:US 87 NB over Sand Creek
Structure number:041710006605018
Location:2.4 Mi N of SH 354
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Other (Rural) [02]
Length of largest span:29.9 ft. [9.1 m]
Total length:121.1 ft. [36.9 m]
Roadway width between curbs:37.1 ft. [11.3 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:39.7 ft. [12.1 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1958
Historic significance:Bridge is possibly eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [3]
Design load:MS 18 / HS 20 [5]
Number of main spans:4
Main spans material:Concrete [1]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Integral Concrete (separate non-modified layer of concrete added to structural deck) [2]

Latest Available Inspection: September 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:5,320 [as of 2013]
Truck traffic:3% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Deck geometry appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
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 the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Sufficiency rating:81.3

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
September 2017FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory532081.3
September 2015FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory532081.3
September 2013FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory425089.3
March 2012FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory500088.3
March 2010FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory470088.7
March 2008FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory420089.4
March 2006FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory490086.4
March 2004FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory500090.7
April 2002FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory440081.5
May 2000FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory400082.1
June 1998FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory395082.2
June 1996FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood395082.2
June 1994FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood370081.4
June 1992FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood335090.7
April 1990FairVery GoodSatisfactoryGood310091.0

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Reinforced Concrete Girder/Beamlinear ft.1,6961,491164410
Reinforced Concrete Top Flangesq. ft.4,8122,1202,4002920
Reinforced Concrete Columneach98100
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.80433610
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.120714900
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.244244000