US 20 over Van Tassell Creek


+42.66077, -104.06611
42°39'39" N, 104°03'58" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:US 20 over Van Tassell Creek
Structure number:FDZ
Location:Lusk - Nebr. Line
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Other (Rural) [02]
Length of largest span:35.1 ft. [10.7 m]
Total length:94.2 ft. [28.7 m]
Roadway width between curbs:36.1 ft. [11.0 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:39.0 ft. [11.9 m]
Skew angle:40°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1986
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
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: April 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:428 [as of 2016]
Truck traffic:25% 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]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
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]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Sufficiency rating:96.8

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
April 2017FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory42896.8
April 2015FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory38997.0
March 2013FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory43296.7
February 2011FairGoodGoodSatisfactory44399.5
January 2009FairGoodGoodSatisfactory46099.5
January 2007FairGoodGoodSatisfactory47099.5
February 2005FairGoodGoodSatisfactory50099.5
February 2003GoodGoodGoodGood50099.5
February 2001GoodGoodGoodGood52099.5
February 1999GoodGoodExcellentGood49097.5
February 1997GoodGoodExcellentGood45097.5
March 1995FairSatisfactoryExcellentGood45097.5
May 1993GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good43097.5
March 1991GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good40097.6

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.459459000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.2,8092,809000
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.3,6663,34632000
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.3,3843,384000
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.103100300
Steel Pileeach1001000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.40022000180
Steel Pier Caplinear ft.9595000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.667667000
Pourable Jointlinear ft.7878000
Elastomeric Bearingeach1000100
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.26213013110
Concrete Protective Coatingsq. ft.1,4991,34900150