Lowell Blvd. over NWP


+39.98148, -105.01847
39°58'53" N, 105°01'06" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:Lowell Blvd. over NWP
Structure number:NWP-02.56
Location:2.56 MILES FROM I-25
Purpose:Carries highway over highway
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Urban) [16]
Length of largest span:139.1 ft. [42.4 m]
Total length:262.5 ft. [80.0 m]
Roadway width between curbs:34.1 ft. [10.4 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:54.1 ft. [16.5 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:16.4 ft. [5.0 m]
Skew angle:
Owner:Local Toll Authority [32]
Year built:2002
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 22.5 / HS 25 [9]
Number of main spans:2
Main spans material:Prestressed concrete continuous [6]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Precast Panels [2]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: June 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:5,000 [as of 2009]
Truck traffic:10% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Good [7 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]
Underclearances appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Sufficiency rating:98.3
Recommended work:Other structural work, including hydraulic replacements. [38]

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
June 2017FairGoodSatisfactoryGood500098.3
June 2015FairGoodSatisfactoryGood500098.3
June 2013FairGoodSatisfactoryGood500098.3

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Prestressed Concrete Girder/Beamlinear ft.2,3622,3422000
Concrete Protective Coatingsq. ft.2,3622,362000
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.14,19614,05414200
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.8,9488,84801000
Reinforced Concrete Columneach44000
Concrete Protective Coatingsq. ft.44000
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.109103600
Concrete Protective Coatingsq. ft.109109000
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.5454000
Strip Seal Jointlinear ft.69034350
Pourable Jointlinear ft.6969000
Open Jointlinear ft.3403400
Bridge Rail
Steel or Aluminum Bridge Raillinear ft.525525000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.525525000