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US-285 N/S over BLACK RIVER

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Coordinates:
+32.23541, -104.07976
32°14'07" N, 104°04'47" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:US-285 N/S over BLACK RIVER
Structure number:000000000009035
Location:17.1 MI N OF TEXAS LINE
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Other (Rural) [02]
Length of largest span:115.2 ft. [35.1 m]
Total length:325.1 ft. [99.1 m]
Roadway width between curbs:41.0 ft. [12.5 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:42.3 ft. [12.9 m]
Skew angle:10°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1998
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:Prestressed concrete continuous [6]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]

Latest Available Inspection: March 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:4,726 [as of 2016]
Truck traffic:60% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 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:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Water adequacy appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
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:94.4

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
March 2017FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory472694.4
March 2015FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory448897.1
March 2013FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory290297.5
March 2011FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory137198.6
March 2009FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory210998.4
March 2007GoodGoodGoodGood213298.4
March 2005GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good211998.4
April 2003GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good539996.4
May 2001GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good345298.0
November 1998GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good153696.6

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2018 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1-Good2-Fair3-Poor4-Serious
Superstructure
Prestressed Concrete Girder/Beamlinear ft.1,95001,95000
Deck
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.13,860013,86000
Substructure
Reinforced Concrete Columneach40400
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.8808800
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.8508500
Joints
Strip Seal Jointlinear ft.8080000
Pourable Jointlinear ft.25401541000
Bearings
Elastomeric Bearingeach1212000
Enclosed/Concealed Bearingeach2423001
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.720072000