US 16 over BN RR


+44.07623, -104.58943
44°04'34" N, 104°35'22" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:US 16 over BN RR
Structure number:CHO
Location:Upton - Newcastle
Purpose:Carries highway over railroad
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Other (Rural) [02]
Length of largest span:71.9 ft. [21.9 m]
Total length:178.2 ft. [54.3 m]
Roadway width between curbs:40.0 ft. [12.2 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:42.7 ft. [13.0 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:23.0 ft. [7.0 m]
Skew angle:36°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1970
Historic significance:Historical significance is not determinable at this time [4]
Design load:MS 18 / HS 20 [5]
Number of main spans:3
Main spans material:Steel continuous [4]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Latex Concrete or similar additive [3]

Latest Available Inspection: August 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:1,552 [as of 2017]
Truck traffic:14% 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:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Underclearances appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Sufficiency rating:93.5

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
August 2018FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory155293.5
March 2017FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory325488.6
March 2015FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory310088.7
February 2013FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory142093.5
February 2011FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory140693.9
February 2009FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory129094.2
March 2007PoorPoorSatisfactorySatisfactory214088.8
February 2005PoorPoorSatisfactoryGood173089.9
March 2003PoorPoorSatisfactoryGood169090.0
February 2001PoorPoorSatisfactoryGood155090.4
February 1999FairSatisfactoryVery GoodSatisfactory150092.7
February 1997FairGoodExcellentSatisfactory151092.7
March 1995FairSatisfactoryExcellentGood131094.7
March 1993GoodGoodVery GoodGood143094.4
January 1992GoodGoodVery GoodGood131094.7

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.875087500
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.9,5558,68000875
Reinforced Concrete Top Flangesq. ft.7,6015,4652,13600
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.7,6015,4652,13600
Reinforced Concrete Columneach65100
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.1301102000
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.9488600
Strip Seal Jointlinear ft.5305300
Movable Bearingeach1501500
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.60450015
Fixed Bearingeach50500
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.2015005
Bridge Rail
Steel or Aluminum Bridge Raillinear ft.356035600
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.1,13978300356