+38.11583, -101.76194
38°06'57" N, 101°45'43" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:K27 HWY over SAND CREEK
Structure number:999902700380461
Location:9.21 MI N US50
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Rural) [06]
Length of largest span:12.1 ft. [3.7 m]
Total length:37.4 ft. [11.4 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1961
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:M 18 / H 20 [4]
Number of main spans:3
Main spans material:Concrete [1]
Main spans design:Culvert [19]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: April 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Good
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:705 [as of 2016]
Truck traffic:52% of total traffic
Structural appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
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]
Culvert condition:Shrinkage cracks, light scaling and insignificant spalling which does not expose reinforcing steel. Insignificant damage caused by drift with no misalignment and not requiring corrective action. Some minor scouring has occured near curtain walls, wingwalls or pipes. Metal culverts have a smooth symmetrical curvature with superficial corrosion and no pitting. [7]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Sufficiency rating:80.9
Recommended work:Bridge deck replacement with only incidental widening. [37]
Estimated cost of work:$39,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionCulvert ConditionADTSuff. Rating
April 2017Good7 out of 1070580.9
April 2015Good7 out of 1076081.8
April 2013Good7 out of 1076081.8
April 2011Good7 out of 1086081.8
April 2009Good7 out of 1062581.8
April 2007Good7 out of 1079581.8
May 2005Good7 out of 1065581.8
April 2003Good7 out of 1073586.9
April 2001Good7 out of 1085086.9
April 1999Good7 out of 1075086.9
December 1997Good7 out of 1065584.9
March 1995Good7 out of 1052084.9
December 1993Good8 out of 1052584.9
October 1991Good7 out of 1057579.2

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Reinforced Concrete Culvertlinear ft.1231031820
Bridge Rail
Steel or Aluminum Bridge Raillinear ft.7575000