County Road 53 over Dry Creek


+40.45712, -107.25267
40°27'26" N, 107°15'10" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:County Road 53 over Dry Creek
Structure number:107005303.60936
Location:3.6 Mi S of US Hwy 40
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Major Collector (Rural) [07]
Length of largest span:9.8 ft. [3.0 m]
Total length:35.1 ft. [10.7 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:97.1 ft. [29.6 m]
Owner:County Highway Agency [02]
Year built:1975
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 [3]
Main spans design:Culvert [19]
Deck type:Not applicable [N]

Latest Available Inspection: October 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:2,112 [as of 2016]
Truck traffic:9% of total traffic
Structural appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
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]
Culvert condition:Deterioration or initial disintegration, minor chloride contamination, cracking with some leaching, or spalls on concrete or masonry walls and slabs. Local minor scouring at curtain walls, wingwalls or pipes. Metal culverts have a smooth curvature, non-symmetrical shape, significant corrosion or moderate pitting. [6]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for assessed or calculated scour condition. [5]
Sufficiency rating:95.2

Previous Inspections

DateConditionCulvert ConditionADTSuff. Rating
October 2018Fair6 out of 10211295.2
October 2016Fair6 out of 10176196.0
October 2014Fair6 out of 10176196.0
October 2012Fair6 out of 10176196.0
October 2010Fair6 out of 1015299.6
October 2008Fair6 out of 1015299.6
August 2006Fair6 out of 10110895.8
August 2004Fair6 out of 10110895.8
September 2002Fair6 out of 10110895.8
August 2000Fair6 out of 1076796.1
September 1999Fair6 out of 1076796.1
September 1998Fair6 out of 1076796.1
September 1996Fair6 out of 10108595.8
September 1994Fair6 out of 10108595.8
August 1992Fair6 out of 10108593.8
September 1990Good8 out of 1081294.1

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Steel Culvertlinear ft.29101411500
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.291000291