SH 79 over DRAIN


+33.26616, -99.00559
33°15'58" N, 99°00'20" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:SH 79 over DRAIN
Structure number:032240028402002
Location:0.5 MI W OF FM 1711 S
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Rural) [06]
Length of largest span:3.0 ft. [0.9 m]
Total length:21.0 ft. [6.4 m]
Roadway width between curbs:24.0 ft. [7.3 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:86.9 ft. [26.5 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1929
Year reconstructed:1971
Historic significance:Bridge is possibly eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [3]
Number of main spans:6
Main spans material:Concrete [1]
Main spans design:Culvert [19]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: October 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Good
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:400 [as of 2013]
Truck traffic:18% of total traffic
Structural appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Deck geometry appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
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: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]
Sufficiency rating:78.9

Previous Inspections

DateConditionCulvert ConditionADTSuff. Rating
October 2017Good7 out of 1040078.9
October 2015Good7 out of 1040078.7
October 2013Good7 out of 1045077.6
November 2011Good7 out of 1041078.0
October 2009Good7 out of 1045078.2
October 2007Good7 out of 1062071.2
September 2005Good7 out of 1062087.0
September 2003Good7 out of 1054086.8
September 2001Good7 out of 1046087.0
July 1999Good7 out of 1051086.9
July 1997Good7 out of 1050086.9
July 1995Good7 out of 1049094.2
October 1993Good7 out of 1055094.1
September 1991Good7 out of 1052094.2