US 87 SB over Little Blue Creek


+35.73939, -101.96483
35°44'22" N, 101°57'53" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:US 87 SB over Little Blue Creek
Structure number:041710006605027
Location:3.5 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:91.9 ft. [28.0 m]
Roadway width between curbs:37.4 ft. [11.4 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:40.0 ft. [12.2 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1933
Year reconstructed:1948
Historic significance:Bridge is possibly eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [3]
Design load:M 13.5 / H 15 [2]
Number of main spans:3
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 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:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Fair [5 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: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 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]
Scour condition:Countermeasures have been installed to mitigate an existing problem with scour. [7]
Sufficiency rating:79.0

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
September 2017FairGoodFairFair532079.0
September 2015FairGoodSatisfactoryFair532074.3
September 2013FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory425082.5
March 2012FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory500081.4
March 2010FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory470082.1
March 2008FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory420082.9
March 2006FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory490088.7
March 2004GoodGoodGoodGood500087.3
June 2003GoodGoodGoodGood475087.7
April 2002GoodGoodGoodGood440089.1
May 2001GoodGoodGoodGood440089.1
May 2000GoodGoodGoodGood400089.6
June 1998FairVery GoodGoodSatisfactory395087.7
June 1996GoodGoodGoodGood395087.7
June 1994GoodGoodGoodGood370066.3
June 1992GoodGoodGoodGood330067.0

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Reinforced Concrete Girder/Beamlinear ft.73263883101
Reinforced Concrete Top Flangesq. ft.3,6603,649470
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.80681200
Reinforced Concrete Pileeach164750
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.761443190
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.183183000