US 277 over DRY DRAW


+31.01719, -100.55333
31°01'02" N, 100°33'12" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:US 277 over DRY DRAW
Structure number:072070015903034
Location:11.45 MI N OF US 190
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Other (Rural) [02]
Length of largest span:9.8 ft. [3.0 m]
Total length:84.0 ft. [25.6 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1965
Historic significance:Bridge is possibly eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [3]
Design load:MS 18 / HS 20 [5]
Number of main spans:8
Main spans material:Concrete [1]
Main spans design:Culvert [19]
Deck type:Not applicable [N]

Latest Available Inspection: July 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Good
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:2,730 [as of 2013]
Truck traffic:10% of total traffic
Structural appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
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]
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:93.9

Previous Inspections

DateConditionCulvert ConditionADTSuff. Rating
July 2018Good7 out of 10273093.9
July 2016Good7 out of 10273090.9
July 2014Good7 out of 10250094.2
July 2012Good7 out of 10250093.2
July 2008Good7 out of 10310093.3
September 2004Good7 out of 10320093.2
June 2002Good7 out of 10250094.2
July 2000Fair6 out of 10220094.7
September 1998Fair6 out of 10260094.1
August 1996Good7 out of 10240094.4
October 1994Good7 out of 10210094.8
July 1990Good7 out of 10230090.5

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Reinforced Concrete Culvertlinear ft.5704809000