IH 40 over Drain


+35.25451, -102.48132
35°15'16" N, 102°28'53" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:IH 40 over Drain
Structure number:041800009003016
Location:0.27 MI E OF FM 3319
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Interstate (Rural) [01]
Length of largest span:5.9 ft. [1.8 m]
Total length:33.1 ft. [10.1 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1937
Year reconstructed:1980
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:5
Main spans material:Concrete [1]
Main spans design:Culvert [19]
Deck type:Not applicable [N]

Latest Available Inspection: September 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Good
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:11,340 [as of 2013]
Truck traffic:49% of total traffic
Structural 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: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:56.5

Previous Inspections

DateConditionCulvert ConditionADTSuff. Rating
September 2017Good7 out of 101134056.5
September 2015Good7 out of 101134056.3
September 2013Good7 out of 101237056.1
February 2012Good7 out of 101307056.0
March 2010Good7 out of 10959056.8
March 2008Good7 out of 10891056.9
March 2006Good7 out of 101079056.6
March 2004Good7 out of 101214078.6
May 2002Fair6 out of 10690072.9
August 2000Fair6 out of 10550073.1
July 1998Fair6 out of 10575073.0
June 1996Fair6 out of 10545073.1
April 1994Fair6 out of 10395073.4
May 1992Good7 out of 10420082.2
March 1990Good7 out of 10435082.2

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Reinforced Concrete Culvertlinear ft.1,2431,14310000