IH 40 WB over Mujares Creek


+35.20921, -102.92379
35°12'33" N, 102°55'26" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:IH 40 WB over Mujares Creek
Structure number:041800009002007
Location:5.0 MI E of Deaf Smith CL
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Interstate (Rural) [01]
Length of largest span:29.9 ft. [9.1 m]
Total length:182.1 ft. [55.5 m]
Roadway width between curbs:39.0 ft. [11.9 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:42.0 ft. [12.8 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1938
Year reconstructed:1961
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:6
Main spans material:Steel [3]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
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:7,220 [as of 2013]
Truck traffic:39% 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:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
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:97.3

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
September 2017FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory722097.3
September 2015FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory722084.9
September 2013FairGoodGoodSatisfactory494083.7
February 2012FairGoodGoodSatisfactory618082.9
March 2010GoodGoodGoodGood460084.5
March 2008GoodGoodGoodGood435086.1
March 2006GoodGoodGoodGood530083.9
March 2004GoodGoodGoodGood625084.2
June 2003GoodGoodGoodGood650083.2
May 2002GoodGoodGoodGood705083.2
July 2001GoodGoodGoodGood705083.2
July 2000FairGoodGoodFair585072.2
September 1999GoodGoodGoodGood580083.2
June 1998GoodGoodGoodGood540083.2
June 1996GoodGoodGoodGood540083.2
May 1994GoodGoodVery GoodGood395060.7
May 1992GoodGoodVery GoodGood420069.8
April 1990GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good430069.5

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.1,4401,277127360
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.7,5606,4851,07500
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.84543000
Steel Pileeach1001000
Reinforced Concrete Pileeach2525000
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.2001564130
Movable Bearingeach4004000
Fixed Bearingeach56114500
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.360360000