US 83 over DRAW


+31.35691, -99.86925
31°21'25" N, 99°52'09" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:US 83 over DRAW
Structure number:070480003503013
Location:2.15 MI S OF FM 765
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Rural) [06]
Length of largest span:9.8 ft. [3.0 m]
Total length:44.0 ft. [13.4 m]
Roadway width between curbs:43.3 ft. [13.2 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:45.9 ft. [14.0 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1933
Year reconstructed:1960
Historic significance:Bridge is possibly eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [3]
Number of main spans:4
Main spans material:Concrete [1]
Main spans design:Culvert [19]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: June 2016

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Good
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:2,150 [as of 2013]
Truck traffic:22% of total traffic
Structural appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
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 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]
Operating rating:19.8 tons [18.0 metric tons]
Inventory rating:18.6 tons [16.9 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:74.6

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionCulvert ConditionSD/FOADT
June 201674.6Good7 out of 10-2150
June 201474.2Good7 out of 10-1650
June 201274.2Good7 out of 10-1650
July 201074.5Fair6 out of 10-1550
June 200874.5Good7 out of 10-1550
August 200672.2Good7 out of 10-1750
October 200494.4Good7 out of 10-1750
August 200296.5Good7 out of 10-1700
November 200096.5Good7 out of 10-1650
September 199896.5Good7 out of 10-1700
August 199694.6Fair6 out of 10-1550
September 199494.7Fair6 out of 10-1450
May 199291.8Fair6 out of 10-1400
July 199091.7Fair6 out of 10-1450

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2016 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1. Good2. Fair3. Poor4. Serious
Reinforced Concrete Culvertlinear ft.5651500
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.5305300