+48.24483, -120.11749
48°14'41" N, 120°07'03" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:SR 153 over METHOW RIVER
Structure number:0001976A0000000
Location:22.3 N JCT US 97
Purpose:Carries highway and pedestrian walkway over waterway
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Rural) [06]
Length of largest span:92.9 ft. [28.3 m]
Total length:438.0 ft. [133.5 m]
Roadway width between curbs:24.0 ft. [7.3 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:30.2 ft. [9.2 m]
Skew angle:45°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1935
Historic significance:Bridge is possibly eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [3]
Design load:M 13.5 / H 15 [2]
Number of main spans:7
Main spans material:Concrete continuous [2]
Main spans design:Tee beam [04]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: October 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:1,430 [as of 2016]
Truck traffic:9% 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:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
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 is scour critical; bridge foundations determined to be unstable. [3]
Sufficiency rating:45.3
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$5,256,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
October 2018FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair143045.3
October 2017PoorSatisfactorySatisfactoryPoor143023.4
October 2016PoorSatisfactorySatisfactorySerious13519.0
October 2015PoorSatisfactorySatisfactoryCritical13519.0
October 2014PoorSatisfactorySatisfactoryCritical13519.0
October 2012FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory139453.9
November 2010FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory135354.1
October 2008FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory135354.1
September 2006FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood142553.7
June 2005FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood142553.7
June 2004FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood142558.7
August 2002FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood142558.7
July 2000FairSatisfactoryGoodGood143557.7
October 1998FairSatisfactoryGoodFair143547.0
April 1996FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory143553.7
September 1994FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory143553.7
March 1992FairGoodGoodSatisfactory89056.7