US 87 SB over Sand Creek


+35.72385, -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 SB over Sand Creek
Structure number:041710006605028
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:91.9 ft. [28.0 m]
Roadway width between curbs:37.1 ft. [11.3 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:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
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:85.6

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
September 2017FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory532085.6
September 2015FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory532086.4
September 2013FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair425076.0
March 2012FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory500086.9
March 2010FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory470087.6
March 2008FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory420088.3
March 2006FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory490088.7
March 2004FairGoodGoodSatisfactory500087.3
June 2003FairGoodGoodSatisfactory475087.7
April 2002FairGoodGoodSatisfactory440087.1
May 2001FairGoodGoodSatisfactory440087.1
May 2000FairGoodGoodSatisfactory400087.6
June 1998GoodVery GoodGoodGood395087.7
June 1996GoodGoodGoodGood395087.7
June 1994GoodGoodGoodGood370079.4
June 1992GoodGoodGoodGood330080.0

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Reinforced Concrete Girder/Beamlinear ft.7326775320
Reinforced Concrete Top Flangesq. ft.3,6693,5907900
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.8071900
Reinforced Concrete Pileeach168800
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.7676900
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.183183000