US 62 / US 70 over BLUFF CREEK


+34.00017, -100.56642
34°00'01" N, 100°33'59" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
Information not verified. Use at your own risk.


Name:US 62 / US 70 over BLUFF CREEK
Structure number:251730014601004
Location:15.65 MI E OF SH 70
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Rural) [06]
Length of largest span:7.9 ft. [2.4 m]
Total length:26.9 ft. [8.2 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:Not applicable [N]

Latest Available Inspection: April 2015 

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:870 [as of 2013]
Truck traffic:10% of total traffic
Structural appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
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]
Culvert condition:Moderate to major deterioration or disintegration, extensive cracking and leaching or spalls on concrete or masonry walls and slabs. Minor settlement or misalignment. Noticeable scouring or erosion at curtain walls, wingwalls or pipes. Metal culverts have significant distortion and deflection in one section, significant corrosion or deep pitting. [5]
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:78.5

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. RatingConditionCulvert ConditionSD/FOADT
April 201578.5Fair5 out of 10-870
May 201378.4Fair5 out of 10-900
May 201178.4Fair5 out of 10-900
August 200978.6Fair5 out of 10-930
August 200776.4Fair5 out of 10-1000
August 200576.4Fair5 out of 10-980
September 200390.5Fair6 out of 10-880
October 200190.5Fair6 out of 10-1000
November 199990.5Fair6 out of 10-870
March 199890.5Fair6 out of 10-900
February 199690.5Fair6 out of 10-900
June 199490.5Fair6 out of 10-950
April 199283.6Fair6 out of 10-710
May 199083.6Fair6 out of 10-900