+31.25149, -96.92200
31°15'05" N, 96°55'19" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:FM 712 over BRAZOS RIVER
Structure number:090740263401002
Location:2.70 MI NE OF FM 2027
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Major Collector (Rural) [07]
Length of largest span:87.9 ft. [26.8 m]
Total length:700.2 ft. [213.4 m]
Roadway width between curbs:25.9 ft. [7.9 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:27.9 ft. [8.5 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1976
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:8
Main spans material:Prestressed concrete continuous [6]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Monolithic Concrete (concurrently placed with structural deck) [1]

Latest Available Inspection: October 2016

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:670 [as of 2013]
Truck traffic:17% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Deck geometry appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Water adequacy appraisal:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Channel protection:Bank protection is being eroded. River control devices and/or embankment have major damage. Trees and rush restrict the channel. [5]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Sufficiency rating:73.1
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$3,900,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
October 2016FairGoodGoodSatisfactory67073.1
October 2014FairGoodGoodSatisfactory50073.3
November 2012FairGoodGoodSatisfactory50073.3
November 2010FairGoodGoodSatisfactory53073.6
October 2008FairGoodGoodSatisfactory48073.7
January 2007FairGoodGoodSatisfactory56073.6
February 2005FairGoodGoodSatisfactory56073.6
May 2003FairGoodGoodSatisfactory57071.9
March 2001GoodGoodGoodGood75071.7
July 1999GoodGoodGoodGood70071.7
August 1997FairFairGoodGood64070.8
January 1995FairFairFairFair66066.6
March 1993FairFairFairSatisfactory61058.7
September 1991FairFairFairVery Good59067.7