CR 15520 over Big Sandy Creek


+33.50095, -95.44701
33°30'03" N, 95°26'49" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
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Name:CR 15520 over Big Sandy Creek
Structure number:011390AA0430001
Location:1.7 Mi N of FM 1497
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Local (Rural) [09]
Length of largest span:39.0 ft. [11.9 m]
Total length:40.0 ft. [12.2 m]
Roadway width between curbs:15.1 ft. [4.6 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:16.1 ft. [4.9 m]
Owner:County Highway Agency [02]
Year built:1991
Year reconstructed:1994
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Main span material:Steel [3]
Main span design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Monolithic Concrete (concurrently placed with structural deck) [1]

Latest Available Inspection: December 2015 

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, posting recommended but not legally implemented [B]
Average daily traffic:30 [as of 2010]
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 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:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Water adequacy appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
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 assessed or calculated scour condition. [5]
Operating rating:35.6 tons [32.4 metric tons]
Inventory rating:26.7 tons [24.3 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:65.2
Recommended work:Other structural work, including hydraulic replacements. [38]
Estimated cost of work:$15,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
December 201565.2FairGoodSatisfactoryFair-30
January 201449.2PoorGoodSatisfactoryPoorSD30
February 201270.5FairGoodSatisfactoryFair-30
February 201080.8FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory-30
February 200880.8FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory-30
March 200680.8FairGoodSatisfactoryGood-30
February 200481.5FairVery GoodSatisfactoryGood-30
January 200283.7FairVery GoodSatisfactoryGood-30
February 200076.2FairVery GoodSatisfactoryVery Good-50
January 199876.2GoodVery GoodGoodVery Good-50
February 199676.2GoodVery GoodGoodVery Good-50
February 199442.6GoodVery GoodGoodVery Good-50
December 199115.6PoorSeriousPoorPoorSD50