+33.70819, -98.60647
33°42'29" N, 98°36'23" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:SH 79 over BLUFF CREEK
Structure number:030050028303004
Location:3.3 MI S OF FM 2224
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Rural) [06]
Length of largest span:9.8 ft. [3.0 m]
Total length:30.8 ft. [9.4 m]
Roadway width between curbs:44.0 ft. [13.4 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:45.9 ft. [14.0 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1929
Year reconstructed:1955
Historic significance:Bridge is possibly eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [3]
Number of main spans:3
Main spans material:Concrete [1]
Main spans design:Culvert [19]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: December 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:2,870 [as of 2013]
Truck traffic:18% of total traffic
Structural appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
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 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]
Culvert condition:Moderate to major deterioration or disintegration, extensive cracking and leaching or spalls on concrete or masonry walls and slabs. Minor settlement or misalignment. Noticeable scouring or erosion at curtain walls, wingwalls or pipes. Metal culverts have significant distortion and deflection in one section, significant corrosion or deep pitting. [5]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Sufficiency rating:62.3

Previous Inspections

DateConditionCulvert ConditionADTSuff. Rating
December 2017Fair5 out of 10287062.3
December 2015Fair5 out of 10287062.1
December 2013Fair5 out of 10300076.1
January 2012Fair5 out of 10300061.9
December 2009Fair5 out of 10250062.8
December 2007Fair5 out of 10342060.5
November 2005Fair5 out of 10300060.1
November 2003Fair5 out of 10310060.7
November 2001Fair5 out of 10310061.7
November 1999Fair5 out of 10270062.3
November 1997Fair5 out of 10280062.2
November 1995Fair6 out of 10280080.5
December 1993Fair6 out of 10240081.0
January 1992Good7 out of 10230081.1