FM 3331 over Palo Duro Creek


+34.99949, -101.91684
34°59'58" N, 101°55'01" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:FM 3331 over Palo Duro Creek
Structure number:041910352701001
Location:0.3 Mi E of US 60
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Collector (Urban) [17]
Length of largest span:42.0 ft. [12.8 m]
Total length:125.0 ft. [38.1 m]
Roadway width between curbs:40.0 ft. [12.2 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:42.3 ft. [12.9 m]
Skew angle:26°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1978
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 18 / HS 20 [5]
Number of main spans:3
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: October 2015

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:2,770 [as of 2013]
Truck traffic:4% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Good [7 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:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
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]
Operating rating:48.5 tons [44.1 metric tons]
Inventory rating:35.6 tons [32.4 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:86.0

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
October 201586.0FairGoodGoodFair-2770
October 201397.0FairGoodGoodSatisfactory-2200
April 201297.0FairGoodGoodSatisfactory-2400
April 201098.0GoodGoodGoodGood-1800
May 200898.0GoodGoodGoodGood-1750
June 200699.0GoodGoodGoodGood-1300
July 2004100.0GoodGoodGoodGood-1100
October 2002100.0GoodGoodGoodGood-1100
February 2001100.0FairGoodSatisfactoryGood-1150
January 1999100.0FairGoodSatisfactoryGood-730
October 1996100.0GoodGoodGoodGood-780
July 1994100.0GoodVery GoodGoodGood-410
October 1992100.0GoodVery GoodGoodGood-450
May 1990100.0GoodVery GoodGoodGood-530

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2016 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1. Good2. Fair3. Poor4. Serious
Reinforced Concrete Girder/Beamlinear ft.5404865400
Reinforced Concrete Columneach62220
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.2826200
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.28131410
Pourable Jointlinear ft.56381800
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.7878000