US 87 SB over Tierra Blanca Creek


+34.96056, -101.91969
34°57'38" N, 101°55'11" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:US 87 SB over Tierra Blanca Creek
Structure number:041910006701002
Location:1.9 Mi S of US 60
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Collector (Urban) [17]
Length of largest span:29.9 ft. [9.1 m]
Total length:159.1 ft. [48.5 m]
Roadway width between curbs:43.6 ft. [13.3 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:45.9 ft. [14.0 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1930
Year reconstructed:1957
Historic significance:Bridge is possibly eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [3]
Number of main spans:2
Main spans material:Concrete [1]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: October 2015

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:2,720 [as of 2013]
Truck traffic:19% 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:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
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:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Operating rating:35.6 tons [32.4 metric tons]
Inventory rating:26.7 tons [24.3 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:90.7

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
October 201590.7FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory-2720
October 201390.7FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory-2600
April 201290.8FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory-2350
April 201091.3FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory-1700
May 200892.4FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory-1360
June 200690.4FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood-1350
July 200496.6FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory-1300
October 200286.4GoodGoodGoodGood-1300
November 200072.4FairFairFairGood-1300
November 199872.5FairFairFairGood-1050
August 199684.5FairSatisfactoryGoodVery Good-1000
June 199484.5GoodGoodGoodGood-1000
September 199290.9GoodGoodGoodVery Good-3900
September 199091.8GoodVery GoodGoodVery Good-970

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2016 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1. Good2. Fair3. Poor4. Serious
Reinforced Concrete Girder/Beamlinear ft.5344597500
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.44000
Reinforced Concrete Columneach4141000
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.2828000
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.71561320
Pourable Jointlinear ft.9898000
Bridge Rail
Steel or Aluminum Bridge Raillinear ft.9898000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.5,9945,994000