+37.82179, -106.88942
37°49'18" N, 106°53'22" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:SH 149 ML over RIO GRANDE
Structure number:M-09-E
Location:2.5 MI SE OF CREEDE
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Rural) [06]
Length of largest span:50.9 ft. [15.5 m]
Total length:195.5 ft. [59.6 m]
Roadway width between curbs:29.9 ft. [9.1 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:34.1 ft. [10.4 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1959
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:5
Main spans material:Steel continuous [4]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: November 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:1,500 [as of 2011]
Truck traffic:8% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Deck geometry appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Channel protection:Banks are protected or well vegetated. River control devices such as spur dikes and embankment protection are not required or are in a stable condition. [8]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for assessed or calculated scour condition. [5]
Sufficiency rating:82.5

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
November 2017FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair150082.5
August 2015FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory150082.8
August 2013FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory150082.8
August 2011FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory160082.7
September 2009FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory160082.7
August 2007FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory130082.8
September 2005FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory159582.7
August 2003FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory135082.8
September 2001FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory135079.5
June 1999FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory155079.4
July 1997FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory120079.5
August 1995FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory120079.5
July 1993FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory75088.1
August 1992FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory75086.1
August 1990FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory61086.1

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.1,01971130080
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.1,01971100308
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.6,6475,9005841630
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.5,8655,8452000
Reinforced Concrete Columneach87100
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.6868000
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.1321052070
Pourable Jointlinear ft.129993000
Movable Bearingeach2702700
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.2700027
Fixed Bearingeach1701700
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.1700017
Bridge Rail
Steel or Aluminum Bridge Raillinear ft.392039200
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.392039200