US 16 over Whoopup Creek


+43.76603, -104.06057
43°45'58" N, 104°03'38" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:US 16 over Whoopup Creek
Structure number:CHX
Location:Newcastle - S Dak Line
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Other (Rural) [02]
Length of largest span:37.1 ft. [11.3 m]
Total length:99.1 ft. [30.2 m]
Roadway width between curbs:40.0 ft. [12.2 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:43.3 ft. [13.2 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1959
Year reconstructed:2013
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]

Latest Available Inspection: August 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:1,742 [as of 2017]
Truck traffic:14% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Deck geometry appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
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:81.3
Recommended work:Other structural work, including hydraulic replacements. [38]
Estimated cost of work:$71,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
August 2018FairSatisfactoryGoodGood174281.3
January 2017GoodVery GoodGoodGood154482.7
January 2015GoodVery GoodGoodGood147183.3
January 2013PoorCriticalSatisfactoryGood140277.8
January 2011PoorCriticalSatisfactoryGood138877.9
January 2009PoorCriticalSatisfactoryGood139077.9
March 2007PoorSeriousSatisfactoryGood115079.8
February 2005PoorSeriousSatisfactoryGood135078.2
March 2003PoorPoorSatisfactoryGood132080.7
February 2001PoorPoorExcellentGood125081.2
March 1999FairSatisfactoryFairGood123070.3
February 1997FairFairExcellentGood123081.6
March 1995FairSatisfactoryExcellentGood121070.4
March 1993GoodGoodVery GoodGood97073.6
January 1992GoodGoodVery GoodGood80076.1

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.483483000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.3,5393,539000
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.4,3561,5522,1826220
Reinforced Concrete Columneach60600
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.110110000
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.8282000
Compression Jointlinear ft.8984500
Elastomeric Bearingeach44000
Movable Bearingeach1212000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.4848000
Fixed Bearingeach44000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.1616000
Bridge Rail
Steel or Aluminum Bridge Raillinear ft.299299000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.955955000