US 85 over Beaver Creek


+43.60172, -104.19079
43°36'06" N, 104°11'27" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:US 85 over Beaver Creek
Structure number:JBJ
Location:Mule Cr Jct-Newcastle
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Other (Rural) [02]
Length of largest span:49.9 ft. [15.2 m]
Total length:127.0 ft. [38.7 m]
Roadway width between curbs:40.0 ft. [12.2 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:42.7 ft. [13.0 m]
Skew angle:
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1993
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:1,064 [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:81.6

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
August 2018FairSatisfactoryGoodGood106481.6
February 2017FairSatisfactoryGoodGood110081.3
February 2015FairSatisfactoryGoodGood88183.0
February 2013FairSatisfactoryGoodGood86783.1
February 2011FairSatisfactoryGoodGood79883.7
February 2009FairSatisfactoryGoodGood86083.2
February 2007GoodGoodGoodGood91082.8
February 2005FairGoodGoodSatisfactory85083.3
March 2003FairGoodGoodSatisfactory92082.7
March 2001FairGoodGoodSatisfactory85083.3
March 1999FairGoodExcellentSatisfactory80083.7
February 1997GoodGoodExcellentGood80083.7
March 1995GoodGoodExcellentGood76084.0
November 1993GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good79083.8

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.635635000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.5,0875,087000
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.5,4231,5983,0607650
Reinforced Concrete Columneach44000
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.106106000
Steel Pileeach10100
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.60006
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.7878000
Compression Jointlinear ft.8897900
Elastomeric Bearingeach1010000
Bridge Rail
Steel or Aluminum Bridge Raillinear ft.355355000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.1,1361,136000