US 16 over Alum Creek


+43.86060, -104.26752
43°51'38" N, 104°16'03" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:US 16 over Alum Creek
Structure number:CHT
Location:Upton - Newcastle
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Other (Rural) [02]
Length of largest span:27.9 ft. [8.5 m]
Total length:74.2 ft. [22.6 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:1957
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: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:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:1,697 [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:Satisfactory [6 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:86.2
Recommended work:Other structural work, including hydraulic replacements. [38]
Estimated cost of work:$3,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
August 2018FairGoodGoodSatisfactory169786.2
February 2017PoorPoorPoorSatisfactory325444.9
February 2015PoorPoorPoorSatisfactory310045.4
February 2013PoorPoorSatisfactorySatisfactory255180.3
January 2011PoorSeriousFairSatisfactory160569.8
January 2009PoorSeriousFairSatisfactory172069.4
February 2007PoorPoorSatisfactorySatisfactory214081.2
February 2005PoorPoorSatisfactorySatisfactory173083.5
February 2003PoorPoorSatisfactoryGood169083.6
February 2001PoorPoorSatisfactoryGood180083.3
March 1999FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory175084.6
February 1997FairFairSatisfactoryGood183083.3
March 1995FairFairSatisfactoryGood181083.4
March 1993GoodGoodVery GoodGood175087.1
January 1992GoodGoodVery GoodGood163087.4

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Steel Columneach1401400
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.67247100201
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.9292000
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.7061900
Bridge Rail
Steel or Aluminum Bridge Raillinear ft.148148000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.474474000
Reinforced Concrete Slabsq. ft.2,5902,5494010
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.2,3682,368000