IH 40 WB over US 385


+35.23704, -102.42791
35°14'13" N, 102°25'40" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:IH 40 WB over US 385
Structure number:041800009004057
Location:JCT US 385 in Vega
Purpose:Carries highway over highway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Interstate (Rural) [01]
Length of largest span:75.1 ft. [22.9 m]
Total length:180.1 ft. [54.9 m]
Roadway width between curbs:38.7 ft. [11.8 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:42.3 ft. [12.9 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:13.1 ft. [4.0 m]
Skew angle:26°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1973
Historic significance:Bridge is possibly eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [3]
Design load:MS 18 / HS 20 [5]
Main span material:Prestressed concrete [5]
Main span 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:5,330 [as of 2013]
Truck traffic:49% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Deck geometry appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Underclearances appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Sufficiency rating:94.0

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
September 2017FairSatisfactoryGoodGood533094.0
September 2015GoodGoodGoodGood533094.0
September 2013GoodGoodGoodGood608094.0
February 2012GoodGoodGoodGood591094.0
March 2010GoodGoodGoodGood475094.0
March 2008GoodGoodGoodGood442094.0
March 2006GoodGoodGoodGood500094.0
March 2004GoodGoodGoodGood575096.0
May 2002GoodGoodGoodGood530096.0
August 2000GoodGoodGoodGood530096.0
July 1998GoodGoodGoodGood558096.0
June 1996GoodGoodVery GoodGood530096.0
April 1994GoodGoodVery GoodGood405096.0
May 1992GoodVery GoodVery GoodGood423096.0
March 1990GoodVery GoodVery GoodGood420096.0

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Prestressed Concrete Girder/Beamlinear ft.9008861400
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.7,6147,58317140
Reinforced Concrete Columneach66000
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.94573700
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.88543310
Elastomeric Bearingeach3030000
Bridge Rail
Steel or Aluminum Bridge Raillinear ft.360360000