US-54 over Canadian River


+35.35538, -103.41445
35°21'19" N, 103°24'52" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:US-54 over Canadian River
Structure number:000000000005285
Location:1.0 Mi N Jct NM469/US54
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Other (Rural) [02]
Length of largest span:191.9 ft. [58.5 m]
Total length:735.9 ft. [224.3 m]
Roadway width between curbs:30.5 ft. [9.3 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:33.1 ft. [10.1 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1954
Year reconstructed: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:3
Main spans material:Steel [3]
Main spans design:Truss - Deck [09]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: September 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Poor
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:3,756 [as of 2018]
Truck traffic:17% of total traffic
Deck condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Poor [4 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Poor [4 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]
Water adequacy appraisal:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
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:38.9
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$1,812,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
September 2018PoorPoorPoorPoor375638.9
September 2017PoorPoorFairPoor370438.9
September 2016PoorPoorFairPoor357538.9
September 2014FairFairFairFair173360.6
September 2013FairFairFairFair239260.9
October 2012PoorFairFairPoor216346.1
October 2011FairFairFairFair211259.6
September 2010FairFairFairFair212559.5
March 2009FairFairFairFair214961.6
September 2007FairFairFairFair209061.6
September 2006FairFairFairFair208361.6
November 2005FairFairFairFair232561.6
July 2004FairFairFairFair231263.5
September 2002FairFairFairFair202463.5
September 2001FairFairFairFair222463.5
October 2000FairSatisfactoryFairFair222464.5
October 1999FairSatisfactoryFairFair203464.5
July 1998FairSatisfactoryFairFair203464.5
June 1996FairSatisfactoryFairFair180865.5
April 1995FairSatisfactoryFairFair211065.1
May 1994FairSatisfactoryFairFair189866.1
July 1993FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory189866.1
July 1992FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory181266.1
October 1990FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory171266.1

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.1,40101,331700
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.4,2002,5201,2604200
Steel Stringerlinear ft.3,45503,45500
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.9,5855,7512,8769580
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.24,288024,28800
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.24,288024,28800
Steel Trusslinear ft.1,47301,2522210
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.80,06548,03924,0208,0060
Steel Floor Beamlinear ft.5760565110
Steel Pin or Pin & Hangar Assemblyeach1001000
Reinforced Concrete Columneach80260
Reinforced Concrete Pier Walllinear ft.102830190
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.69452400
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.102870150
Pourable Jointlinear ft.23311601170
Assembly with Sealeach2924050
Movable Bearingeach1601420
Fixed Bearingeach1600160
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.1,47301,47300