+33.87050, -95.55245
33°52'14" N, 95°33'09" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
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Name:FM 197 over SANDERS CRK REL
Structure number:011390076901008
Location:2.7 MI W OF US 271
Purpose:Carries highway over relief for waterway
Route classification:Major Collector (Rural) [07]
Length of largest span:9.8 ft. [3.0 m]
Total length:21.0 ft. [6.4 m]
Roadway width between curbs:49.9 ft. [15.2 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:51.2 ft. [15.6 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1969
Historic significance:Bridge is possibly eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [3]
Number of main spans:2
Main spans material:Concrete [1]
Main spans design:Culvert [19]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: January 2015 

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Good
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:520 [as of 2011]
Truck traffic:3% of total traffic
Structural appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Deck geometry appraisal:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
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]
Culvert condition:Shrinkage cracks, light scaling and insignificant spalling which does not expose reinforcing steel. Insignificant damage caused by drift with no misalignment and not requiring corrective action. Some minor scouring has occured near curtain walls, wingwalls or pipes. Metal culverts have a smooth symmetrical curvature with superficial corrosion and no pitting. [7]
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:96.6

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. RatingConditionCulvert ConditionSD/FOADT
January 201596.6Good7 out of 10-520
January 201396.6Good7 out of 10-520
December 201096.6Good7 out of 10-510
January 200996.5Good7 out of 10-630
March 200786.6Good7 out of 10-690
July 200586.6Good7 out of 10-730
May 200386.3Good7 out of 10-620
April 200186.2Good7 out of 10-820
April 199986.3Good7 out of 10-650
April 199786.4Good7 out of 10-590
September 199686.4Good7 out of 10-590
January 199593.7Good7 out of 10-510
June 199393.7Good7 out of 10-550
April 199193.6Good8 out of 10-600