US 62 / US 70 over BALLARD CREEK


+34.01096, -100.80343
34°00'39" N, 100°48'12" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
Information not verified. Use at your own risk.


Name:US 62 / US 70 over BALLARD CREEK
Structure number:251730014601001
Location:1.50 MI E OF SH 70
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Rural) [06]
Length of largest span:9.8 ft. [3.0 m]
Total length:33.1 ft. [10.1 m]
Roadway width between curbs:40.7 ft. [12.4 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:61.4 ft. [18.7 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1930
Year reconstructed:1956
Historic significance:Bridge is possibly eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [3]
Number of main spans:3
Main spans material:Concrete [1]
Main spans design:Culvert [19]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: April 2015 

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Good
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:1,170 [as of 2013]
Truck traffic:10% of total traffic
Structural appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Deck geometry appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
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]
Culvert condition:Shrinkage cracks, light scaling and insignificant spalling which does not expose reinforcing steel. Insignificant damage caused by drift with no misalignment and not requiring corrective action. Some minor scouring has occured near curtain walls, wingwalls or pipes. Metal culverts have a smooth symmetrical curvature with superficial corrosion and no pitting. [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:92.3

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. RatingConditionCulvert ConditionSD/FOADT
April 201592.3Good7 out of 10-1170
May 201392.4Good7 out of 10-710
May 201192.4Good7 out of 10-950
August 200992.6Good7 out of 10-1050
August 200790.6Good7 out of 10-1050
August 200590.6Fair6 out of 10-1050
September 200390.5Fair6 out of 10-970
October 200190.5Fair6 out of 10-1050
November 199990.5Good7 out of 10-1000
March 199890.5Good7 out of 10-1000
February 199690.5Good8 out of 10-1050
June 199490.5Good8 out of 10-990
April 199283.6Good8 out of 10-970
May 198883.6Good8 out of 10-970