Grand Avenue over Colorado River


+40.07405, -106.10764
40°04'27" N, 106°06'28" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:Grand Avenue over Colorado River
Structure number:HOTSULPHURGRAND
Location:50' W of Jct Grand/Pa
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Local (Rural) [09]
Length of largest span:73.2 ft. [22.3 m]
Total length:152.2 ft. [46.4 m]
Roadway width between curbs:24.0 ft. [7.3 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:24.6 ft. [7.5 m]
Owner:City or Municipal Highway Agency [04]
Year built:1984
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:Prestressed concrete [5]
Main spans design:Tee beam [04]
Deck type:Other [9]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: September 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Good
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:516 [as of 2012]
Truck traffic:2% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 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:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Water adequacy appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
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 assessed or calculated scour condition. [5]
Sufficiency rating:84.6

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
September 2017GoodGoodGoodGood51684.6
October 2015GoodGoodGoodGood51684.6
October 2013GoodGoodGoodGood51684.6
September 2011GoodGoodGoodGood51684.6
October 2009GoodGoodGoodGood49184.6
September 2007GoodGoodGoodGood49184.6
August 2005GoodGoodGoodGood24990.3

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Prestressed Concrete Girder/Beamlinear ft.1,2181,205490
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.3,7313,731000
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.3,7313,6914000
Reinforced Concrete Pier Walllinear ft.2402400
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.4942700
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.2524010
Compression Jointlinear ft.74463250
Other Jointlinear ft.457457000
Elastomeric Bearingeach1614020
Bridge Rail
Steel or Aluminum Bridge Raillinear ft.30512118040
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.30512100184