US 16 over Big Horn River


+44.26601, -107.97038
44°15'58" N, 107°58'13" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:US 16 over Big Horn River
Structure number:DIV
Location:Worland - Basin
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Other (Rural) [02]
Length of largest span:117.1 ft. [35.7 m]
Total length:299.9 ft. [91.4 m]
Roadway width between curbs:40.0 ft. [12.2 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:42.7 ft. [13.0 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1978
Historic significance:Historical significance is not determinable at this time [4]
Design load:MS 18 / HS 20 [5]
Number of main spans:3
Main spans material:Steel continuous [4]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Latex Concrete or similar additive [3]

Latest Available Inspection: May 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:2,522 [as of 2017]
Truck traffic:14% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Deck geometry appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Water adequacy appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
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 foundations determined to be stable for assessed or calculated scour condition. [5]
Sufficiency rating:95.8

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
May 2018FairSatisfactoryGoodGood252295.8
August 2016FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory189495.9
November 2014FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory206795.8
November 2012FairGoodSatisfactoryGood204289.7
December 2010FairGoodSatisfactoryGood207395.6
October 2008FairFairSatisfactoryGood205094.6
October 2006FairSatisfactoryGoodGood207095.6
December 2004FairSatisfactoryGoodGood233095.6
November 2002FairSatisfactoryGoodGood220095.6
November 2000FairSatisfactoryExcellentSatisfactory217095.6
December 1998FairSatisfactoryExcellentSatisfactory206093.6
December 1996FairSatisfactoryExcellentSatisfactory170093.7
December 1994FairSatisfactoryExcellentSatisfactory170090.2
October 1992FairSatisfactoryVery GoodVery Good166097.5
December 1990FairFairVery GoodVery Good172096.5

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.1,4781,37810000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.23,03222,93210000
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.12,81011,5961,200140
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.12,81012,71010000
Reinforced Concrete Pier Walllinear ft.3836200
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.120119100
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.78651300
Strip Seal Jointlinear ft.41003110
Pourable Jointlinear ft.43222100
Movable Bearingeach1515000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.6060000
Fixed Bearingeach55000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.2020000
Bridge Rail
Steel or Aluminum Bridge Raillinear ft.658658000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.2,1062,106000