FM 278 over Draw


+36.26902, -101.36299
36°16'08" N, 101°21'47" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:FM 278 over Draw
Structure number:040990079005002
Location:0.5 Mi W of SH 207
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Major Collector (Rural) [07]
Length of largest span:24.9 ft. [7.6 m]
Total length:100.1 ft. [30.5 m]
Roadway width between curbs:23.3 ft. [7.1 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:25.3 ft. [7.7 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1951
Historic significance:Bridge is possibly eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [3]
Design load:M 13.5 / H 15 [2]
Number of main spans:4
Main spans material:Concrete [1]
Main spans design:Slab [01]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: August 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:370 [as of 2013]
Truck traffic:43% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 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 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]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for assessed or calculated scour condition. [5]
Sufficiency rating:62.9

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
August 2018FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory37062.9
October 2017FairGoodGoodSatisfactory37062.9
October 2015FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory37068.7
October 2013FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory59068.5
January 2012FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory50068.6
January 2010FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory48068.9
February 2008FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory65068.8
May 2006FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory38071.5
April 2004FairFairFairFair45062.6
June 2003FairFairFairFair56063.5
June 2002FairFairFairFair36064.7
September 2001FairFairFairFair36064.7
October 2000FairFairFairFair60063.4
September 1999FairFairFairFair52063.5
October 1998FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair55064.5
June 1997FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory55074.6
June 1995FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory60073.5
June 1993FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory53064.3
May 1991FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood55073.2