+39.07694, -94.64972
39°04'37" N, 94°38'59" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:69 HWY (18TH ST) over KS RIV, RR, LEVEE RDS
Structure number:999906901051361
Location:2.05 MILES N I-35
Purpose:Carries highway over highway, waterway, and railroad
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Other Freeways or Expressways (Urban) [12]
Length of largest span:424.2 ft. [129.3 m]
Total length:2227.1 ft. [678.8 m]
Roadway width between curbs:56.1 ft. [17.1 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:65.3 ft. [19.9 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:39.4 ft. [12.0 m]
Skew angle:45°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1959
Year reconstructed:1989
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 continuous [4]
Main spans design:Truss - Deck [09]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Epoxy Overlay [5]

Latest Available Inspection: August 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Poor
Status:Posted for load [P]
Average daily traffic:30,400 [as of 2017]
Truck traffic:4% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Deck geometry appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Underclearances appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Water adequacy appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
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 the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Sufficiency rating:46.4
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$12,677,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
August 2018PoorGoodPoorSatisfactory3040046.4
June 2017PoorGoodPoorSatisfactory3090046.3
June 2016PoorGoodPoorSatisfactory2990047.7
June 2015PoorGoodPoorSatisfactory2990047.7
May 2014PoorGoodPoorGood2990047.0
August 2013PoorGoodPoorGood2970047.1
July 2012PoorGoodPoorGood2840047.3
November 2011PoorGoodPoorGood2550047.4
July 2010PoorGoodPoorGood2550047.4
November 2009PoorGoodPoorGood2600047.3
July 2008PoorGoodPoorSatisfactory3190046.0
September 2007PoorGoodPoorSatisfactory3250057.6
August 2006FairGoodFairSatisfactory3020072.9
June 2005FairGoodFairSatisfactory3400072.4
September 2004FairGoodFairSatisfactory3820071.9
June 2003FairGoodFairSatisfactory3400072.5
June 2002FairGoodFairSatisfactory2940070.9
September 2001FairGoodFairSatisfactory3327070.4
September 2000FairGoodFairSatisfactory3676070.0
December 1999FairGoodFairSatisfactory3676070.0
October 1998FairGoodFairSatisfactory3569075.6
September 1997FairGoodFairSatisfactory3465073.8
October 1996FairGoodFairSatisfactory3400073.8
May 1995FairGoodFairSatisfactory2372073.4
August 1994FairGoodFairSatisfactory2311076.8
August 1992FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory1588087.7
July 1990FairVery GoodGoodSatisfactory840088.3

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.4,5124,380112200
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.21,50618,7101,936645215
Steel Stringerlinear ft.13,17613,1463000
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.123,816122,5781,23800
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.123,816122,5781,23800
Steel Trusslinear ft.3,2551,0501,0001,000205
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.3,2551,627326651651
Steel Floor Beamlinear ft.5,6075,417110800
Reinforced Concrete Columneach3227320
Reinforced Concrete Pier Walllinear ft.1821675100
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.112822550
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.1821691210
Strip Seal Jointlinear ft.112111100
Assembly without Seal Jointlinear ft.158158000
Movable Bearingeach2117040
Fixed Bearingeach3939000
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.7,7617,529212200