FM 1259 over Tierra Blanca Creek


+34.81065, -102.39512
34°48'38" N, 102°23'42" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:FM 1259 over Tierra Blanca Creek
Structure number:040590124302004
Location:0.3 Mi S of US 60
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Collector (Urban) [17]
Length of largest span:40.0 ft. [12.2 m]
Total length:200.1 ft. [61.0 m]
Roadway width between curbs:51.8 ft. [15.8 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:63.3 ft. [19.3 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1959
Historic significance:Bridge is possibly eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [3]
Design load:M 18 / H 20 [4]
Number of main spans:5
Main spans material:Concrete [1]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: November 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:2,680 [as of 2013]
Truck traffic:5% of total traffic
Deck condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
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]
Scour condition:Bridge is scour critical; bridge foundations determined to be unstable. [3]
Sufficiency rating:69.3

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
November 2018FairFairFairFair268069.3
November 2016FairFairFairFair268069.2
November 2014FairFairFairFair290065.4
November 2012FairFairFairFair290065.4
February 2011FairFairSatisfactoryFair260065.6
February 2009FairFairFairSatisfactory270065.6
February 2007FairFairFairSatisfactory250068.6
February 2005FairFairFairSatisfactory250068.6
April 2003FairFairFairSatisfactory250072.5
May 2001FairFairFairGood310072.4
March 1999FairFairFairGood240072.5
April 1997FairFairFairGood300069.5
April 1995FairFairFairSatisfactory290069.5
April 1993FairSatisfactoryGoodGood320081.6
April 1991FairSatisfactoryGoodVery Good280088.8