US 85 over Bobcat Creek


+43.45879, -104.20810
43°27'32" N, 104°12'29" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:US 85 over Bobcat Creek
Structure number:FRB
Location:Mule Creek Jct-Newcastle
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Other (Rural) [02]
Length of largest span:9.8 ft. [3.0 m]
Total length:20.7 ft. [6.3 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1991
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:2
Main spans material:Concrete [1]
Main spans design:Culvert [19]
Deck type:Not applicable [N]

Latest Available Inspection: June 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Good
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:1,099 [as of 2017]
Truck traffic:14% of total traffic
Structural 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]
Culvert condition:Shrinkage cracks, light scaling and insignificant spalling which does not expose reinforcing steel. Insignificant damage caused by drift with no misalignment and not requiring corrective action. Some minor scouring has occured near curtain walls, wingwalls or pipes. Metal culverts have a smooth symmetrical curvature with superficial corrosion and no pitting. [7]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Sufficiency rating:86.8

Previous Inspections

DateConditionCulvert ConditionADTSuff. Rating
June 2018Good7 out of 10109986.8
February 2017Good7 out of 10103987.3
February 2015Good7 out of 1092588.1
January 2013Good7 out of 1097487.7
February 2011Good7 out of 1077782.5
February 2009Good7 out of 1086081.8
February 2007Fair6 out of 1083082.0
February 2005Fair6 out of 1084082.0
March 2003Fair6 out of 1092081.3
March 2001Good8 out of 1085081.9
March 1999Good7 out of 1080080.3
February 1997Good8 out of 1080080.3
March 1995Good8 out of 1076079.6
November 1992Good7 out of 1078079.5

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Reinforced Concrete Culvertlinear ft.1721591120