US085 over BULL CK


+45.74341, -103.42773
45°44'36" N, 103°25'40" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:US085 over BULL CK
Structure number:000000032305144
Location:13.6 NE OF BUFFALO
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Other (Rural) [02]
Length of largest span:23.3 ft. [7.1 m]
Total length:117.1 ft. [35.7 m]
Roadway width between curbs:29.9 ft. [9.1 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:34.5 ft. [10.5 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1960
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:5
Main spans material:Concrete continuous [2]
Main spans design:Slab [01]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Low slump Concrete [4]

Latest Available Inspection: March 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:1,548 [as of 2016]
Truck traffic:26% of total traffic
Deck condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
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:Bank is beginning to slump. River control devices and embankment protection have widespread minor damage. There is minor stream bed movement evident. Debris is restricting the channel slightly. [6]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Sufficiency rating:71.0
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$650,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
March 2017FairFairSatisfactorySatisfactory154871.0
March 2015FairFairSatisfactorySatisfactory156070.9
March 2013FairFairSatisfactorySatisfactory166570.0
April 2011PoorPoorSatisfactorySatisfactory136561.7
April 2009FairFairSatisfactorySatisfactory102367.4
April 2007FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory98570.0
May 2005FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory107768.0
May 2003FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory116967.1
September 2001FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory110767.7
October 1999GoodGoodGoodGood89368.8
October 1997FairGoodGoodSatisfactory81969.5
October 1995FairGoodGoodSatisfactory80569.4
October 1994FairGoodGoodSatisfactory79169.5
September 1992FairGoodVery GoodSatisfactory70071.5
November 1990GoodGoodVery GoodGood84766.0

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Reinforced Concrete Columneach85210
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.100286840
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.136136000
Bridge Rail
Steel or Aluminum Bridge Raillinear ft.234023400
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.84242100421
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.234234000
Reinforced Concrete Slabsq. ft.4,0173,71530020
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.3,5101,6901,82000