BU 277 over DRAIN


+33.30437, -99.67761
33°18'16" N, 99°40'39" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:BU 277 over DRAIN
Structure number:081050015703011
Location:6.85 MI S OF KNOX C/L
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Other (Rural) [02]
Length of largest span:5.9 ft. [1.8 m]
Total length:33.1 ft. [10.1 m]
Roadway width between curbs:36.1 ft. [11.0 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:39.0 ft. [11.9 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1931
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:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: June 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:1,180 [as of 2013]
Truck traffic:24% 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:Deterioration or initial disintegration, minor chloride contamination, cracking with some leaching, or spalls on concrete or masonry walls and slabs. Local minor scouring at curtain walls, wingwalls or pipes. Metal culverts have a smooth curvature, non-symmetrical shape, significant corrosion or moderate pitting. [6]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Sufficiency rating:73.2

Previous Inspections

DateConditionCulvert ConditionADTSuff. Rating
June 2017Fair6 out of 10118073.2
June 2015Fair6 out of 10118073.0
June 2013Fair6 out of 10130073.0
June 2011Fair6 out of 10115071.0
April 2009Fair6 out of 10105071.2
April 2007Fair6 out of 10120073.2
April 2005Fair6 out of 10120073.2
March 2003Fair6 out of 1095075.0
March 2001Fair6 out of 1087575.0
May 1999Fair6 out of 1092075.0
July 1997Fair6 out of 1095075.0
August 1995Good7 out of 1092081.0
March 1993Good7 out of 1087080.1
January 1991Good7 out of 1085079.1

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Reinforced Concrete Culvertlinear ft.1951732020