SH 79 over DRAIN


+33.21522, -99.13015
33°12'55" N, 99°07'49" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:SH 79 over DRAIN
Structure number:032240028402004
Location:1.2 MI SW OF FM 2356
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Rural) [06]
Length of largest span:5.9 ft. [1.8 m]
Total length:44.9 ft. [13.7 m]
Roadway width between curbs:24.0 ft. [7.3 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:86.0 ft. [26.2 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:7
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:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:530 [as of 2013]
Truck traffic:18% of total traffic
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: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:Deterioration or initial disintegration, minor chloride contamination, cracking with some leaching, or spalls on concrete or masonry walls and slabs. Local minor scouring at curtain walls, wingwalls or pipes. Metal culverts have a smooth curvature, non-symmetrical shape, significant corrosion or moderate pitting. [6]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Sufficiency rating:77.7

Previous Inspections

DateConditionCulvert ConditionADTSuff. Rating
October 2017Fair6 out of 1053077.7
October 2015Fair6 out of 1053077.4
October 2013Fair6 out of 1049077.5
November 2011Fair6 out of 1053077.7
October 2009Fair6 out of 1048078.1
October 2007Fair6 out of 1066075.7
September 2005Good7 out of 1066086.9
September 2003Good7 out of 1058086.8
September 2001Good7 out of 1055086.8
July 1999Fair6 out of 1076083.4
July 1997Fair6 out of 1056086.8
July 1995Fair6 out of 1063094.0
October 1993Good7 out of 1052094.2
September 1991Good7 out of 1061094.0