+32.14263, -97.82768
32°08'33" N, 97°49'40" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:FM 203 over BOWDEN BRANCH
Structure number:022130077901005
Location:3.6 MI S OF US 67
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Minor Collector (Rural) [08]
Length of largest span:24.9 ft. [7.6 m]
Total length:55.1 ft. [16.8 m]
Roadway width between curbs:23.6 ft. [7.2 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:25.3 ft. [7.7 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1961
Historic significance:Bridge is possibly eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [3]
Design load:M 13.5 / H 15 [2]
Main span material:Concrete [1]
Main span design:Slab [01]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: December 2016

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:140 [as of 2013]
Truck traffic:18% 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: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 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]
Sufficiency rating:82.5

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
December 2016FairGoodGoodSatisfactory14082.5
December 2014FairGoodGoodSatisfactory10089.6
December 2012FairGoodGoodSatisfactory10090.7
December 2010FairVery GoodSatisfactorySatisfactory15087.9
December 2008FairVery GoodSatisfactorySatisfactory18087.9
December 2006FairVery GoodSatisfactorySatisfactory10095.0
December 2004FairVery GoodSatisfactorySatisfactory15087.7
December 2002FairVery GoodSatisfactorySatisfactory12087.7
December 2000FairVery GoodSatisfactorySatisfactory11087.7
December 1998FairVery GoodSatisfactorySatisfactory14087.7
March 1997FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory15084.7
January 1995FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory12080.0
June 1993FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory11080.0
June 1991FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory10082.4