+33.51835, -95.74765
33°31'06" N, 95°44'52" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
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Name:FM 38 over ROWDY CREEK
Structure number:011390074902035
Location:2.0 MI SW OF FM 137
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Major Collector (Rural) [07]
Length of largest span:95.1 ft. [29.0 m]
Total length:174.9 ft. [53.3 m]
Roadway width between curbs:34.1 ft. [10.4 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:36.4 ft. [11.1 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1983
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 18 / HS 20 [5]
Main span material:Prestressed concrete [5]
Main span design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: September 2016 

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:230 [as of 2013]
Truck traffic:9% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Deck geometry appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Channel protection:Bank protection is being eroded. River control devices and/or embankment have major damage. Trees and rush restrict the channel. [5]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Operating rating:48.5 tons [44.1 metric tons]
Inventory rating:35.6 tons [32.4 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:99.8

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
September 201699.8FairGoodGoodSatisfactory-230
January 201598.7GoodGoodGoodGood-270
January 201398.7GoodGoodGoodGood-270
December 201099.7GoodGoodVery GoodGood-290
March 200999.6GoodGoodVery GoodGood-340
April 200799.6GoodGoodVery GoodGood-350
June 200597.6FairGoodVery GoodSatisfactory-410
May 200399.6FairGoodVery GoodSatisfactory-340
May 200199.5FairGoodVery GoodSatisfactory-420
April 199999.6FairVery GoodVery GoodSatisfactory-340
April 199788.6FairVery GoodVery GoodFair-330
August 199696.6GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good-330
January 199596.7GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good-300
May 199396.8GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good-200
April 199196.7GoodExcellentExcellentExcellent-320