US 16 over Skull Creek


+43.91753, -104.35504
43°55'03" N, 104°21'18" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:US 16 over Skull Creek
Structure number:CHR
Location:Upton - Newcastle
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Other (Rural) [02]
Length of largest span:24.0 ft. [7.3 m]
Total length:114.5 ft. [34.9 m]
Roadway width between curbs:32.2 ft. [9.8 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:35.1 ft. [10.7 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1958
Historic significance:Historical significance is not determinable at this time [4]
Design load:MS 18 / HS 20 [5]
Number of main spans:5
Main spans material:Concrete continuous [2]
Main spans design:Slab [01]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Latex Concrete or similar additive [3]

Latest Available Inspection: August 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Good
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:1,620 [as of 2017]
Truck traffic:14% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Deck geometry appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
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]
Sufficiency rating:87.8
Recommended work:Other structural work, including hydraulic replacements. [38]
Estimated cost of work:$83,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
August 2018GoodGoodGoodGood162087.8
February 2017FairGoodSatisfactoryGood325476.7
February 2015GoodGoodGoodGood310080.3
February 2013GoodGoodGoodGood148286.3
January 2011PoorCriticalFairGood148668.9
January 2009PoorCriticalFairGood147068.9
February 2007PoorSeriousFairGood214065.4
February 2005PoorSeriousFairGood173068.0
February 2003PoorPoorSatisfactoryGood169082.2
February 2001PoorPoorSatisfactoryGood160082.5
March 1999FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood155083.8
February 1997GoodGoodGoodGood159083.7
March 1995FairSatisfactoryGoodGood149082.9
March 1993GoodGoodGoodGood151087.8
January 1992GoodGoodGoodGood139088.1

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Reinforced Concrete Columneach88000
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.9292000
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.1401202000
Bridge Rail
Steel or Aluminum Bridge Raillinear ft.229229000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.733733000
Reinforced Concrete Slabsq. ft.4,0373,47756000
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.4,0373,51752000