FAS 238 over RED RIVER


+36.55408, -87.14182
36°33'15" N, 87°08'31" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:FAS 238 over RED RIVER
Structure number:63S61180001
Location:1.0 M NW JCT SR76&SR238
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Major Collector (Rural) [07]
Length of largest span:120.1 ft. [36.6 m]
Total length:651.0 ft. [198.4 m]
Roadway width between curbs:24.0 ft. [7.3 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:30.5 ft. [9.3 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:39.4 ft. [12.0 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1953
Historic significance:Historical significance is not determinable at this time [4]
Design load:MS 18 / HS 20 [5]
Number of main spans:15
Main spans material:Steel continuous [4]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: December 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:490 [as of 2017]
Truck traffic:10% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Good [7 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: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]
Pier/abutment protection:Navigation protection not required [1]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Sufficiency rating:70.2
Recommended work:Bridge rehabilitation because of general structure deterioration or inadequate strength. [35]
Estimated cost of work:$4,990,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
December 2018FairSatisfactoryGoodFair49070.2
December 2016FairGoodGoodFair48070.2
December 2014FairGoodGoodSatisfactory37082.4
December 2012FairGoodGoodSatisfactory49081.3
December 2010GoodGoodGoodGood34080.6
December 2008GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good37080.6
December 2006GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good28080.7
March 2005GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good26080.7
June 2003PoorSeriousPoorFair8055.8
June 2001PoorSeriousPoorFair33048.3
June 1999PoorSeriousPoorFair47047.0
February 1997PoorSeriousFairFair40061.4
January 1995PoorSeriousFairFair27060.6
December 1992PoorSeriousSatisfactorySatisfactory34075.7
January 1991PoorSeriousSatisfactorySatisfactory34075.7