Benton St. over UPRR Beals Crk E 1st St


+32.25762, -101.47154
32°15'27" N, 101°28'18" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:Benton St. over UPRR Beals Crk E 1st St
Structure number:081150B05490001
Location:0.2 MI N OF 3RD ST
Purpose:Carries highway over railroad and waterway
Route classification:Local (Urban) [19]
Length of largest span:81.0 ft. [24.7 m]
Total length:665.1 ft. [202.7 m]
Roadway width between curbs:24.0 ft. [7.3 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:31.8 ft. [9.7 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:19.7 ft. [6.0 m]
Owner:City or Municipal Highway Agency [04]
Year built:1930
Historic significance:Bridge is eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [2]
Main span material:Steel [3]
Main span design:Girder and floorbeam system [03]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: March 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Posted for load [P]
Average daily traffic:2,088 [as of 2010]
Truck traffic:50% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Fair [5 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:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of replacement [2]
Underclearances appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
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]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for assessed or calculated scour condition. [5]
Sufficiency rating:57.4
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$2,659,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
March 2018FairGoodFairFair208857.4
March 2016FairGoodFairFair208857.1
March 2014FairGoodFairSatisfactory208857.1
March 2012FairGoodFairSatisfactory208857.1
March 2010FairGoodFairSatisfactory208857.4
February 2008FairGoodFairSatisfactory208857.4
February 2006FairGoodFairSatisfactory174059.5
March 2004FairGoodFairSatisfactory174059.2
May 2002FairGoodFairSatisfactory174047.4
April 2000FairGoodFairFair174047.4
March 1998FairGoodFairSatisfactory174047.4
April 1997FairGoodFairSatisfactory174020.0
April 1996FairGoodFairSatisfactory174020.0
June 1994PoorGoodPoorSatisfactory174020.4
December 1991FairGoodFairSatisfactory174049.3