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FM 348 over IRONS BAYOU

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Coordinates:
+32.10298, -94.59870
32°06'11" N, 94°35'55" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:FM 348 over IRONS BAYOU
Structure number:102010042405038
Location:0.45 MI E OF FM 1798
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Minor Collector (Rural) [08]
Length of largest span:9.8 ft. [3.0 m]
Total length:60.0 ft. [18.3 m]
Skew angle:45°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1990
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 18 / HS 20 [5]
Number of main spans:4
Main spans material:Concrete [1]
Main spans design:Culvert [19]
Deck type:Not applicable [N]

Latest Available Inspection: April 2013

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Good
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:260 [as of 2010]
Structural appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Water adequacy appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
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]
Operating rating:48.5 tons [44.1 metric tons]
Inventory rating:35.6 tons [32.4 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:97.9

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionCulvert ConditionSD/FOADT
April 201397.9Good7 out of 10-260
April 201197.9Fair6 out of 10-260
March 200997.8Good7 out of 10-450
March 200798.0Good7 out of 10-320
March 2005100.0Good7 out of 10-310
January 2003100.0Good7 out of 10-240
February 200199.0Good7 out of 10-330
April 1999100.0Good7 out of 10-270
February 1997100.0Good7 out of 10-250
February 1993100.0Good7 out of 10-180
February 1991100.0Good8 out of 10-260

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2016 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1. Good2. Fair3. Poor4. Serious
Culvert
Reinforced Concrete Culvertlinear ft.8582300