SH 79 over DRAW


+33.20182, -99.16187
33°12'07" N, 99°09'43" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:SH 79 over DRAW
Structure number:032240028402006
Location:1.0 MI NE OF US 283
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:25.9 ft. [7.9 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:87.9 ft. [26.8 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:530 [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 is beginning to slump. River control devices and embankment protection have widespread minor damage. There is minor stream bed movement evident. Debris is restricting the channel slightly. [6]
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:83.2

Previous Inspections

DateConditionCulvert ConditionADTSuff. Rating
October 2017Good7 out of 1053083.2
October 2015Good7 out of 1053083.0
October 2013Good7 out of 1049077.5
November 2011Good7 out of 1053088.0
October 2009Good7 out of 1048088.1
October 2007Good7 out of 1066085.8
September 2005Good7 out of 1066096.9
September 2003Good7 out of 1058097.0
September 2001Good7 out of 1055097.1
July 1999Fair6 out of 1076096.7
July 1997Fair6 out of 1056097.1
July 1995Good7 out of 1063096.9
October 1993Good7 out of 1052097.1
September 1991Good7 out of 1061097.0