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FM 838 over BOWLES CRK TR

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Coordinates:
+32.23206, -94.96896
32°13'55" N, 94°58'08" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:FM 838 over BOWLES CRK TR
Structure number:102010049207009
Location:1.1 MI E OF SMITH CL
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Major Collector (Rural) [07]
Length of largest span:7.9 ft. [2.4 m]
Total length:26.9 ft. [8.2 m]
Roadway width between curbs:34.1 ft. [10.4 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:36.1 ft. [11.0 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1938
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:3
Main spans material:Concrete [1]
Main spans design:Culvert [19]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: May 2015

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Good
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:620 [as of 2013]
Truck traffic:26% of total traffic
Structural appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Deck geometry appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
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 assessed or calculated scour conditions; field review indicates action is required. [4]
Operating rating:35.6 tons [32.4 metric tons]
Inventory rating:26.7 tons [24.3 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:89.5
Recommended work:Other structural work, including hydraulic replacements. [38]
Estimated cost of work:$68,000

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionCulvert ConditionSD/FOADT
May 201589.5Good7 out of 10-620
May 201389.5Good7 out of 10-600
May 201189.5Good7 out of 10-700
April 200989.8Good7 out of 10-680
March 200789.8Good7 out of 10-740
March 200589.8Good7 out of 10-650
March 200389.5Good7 out of 10-670
February 200189.5Good7 out of 10-630
April 199989.5Good7 out of 10-660
February 199789.5Good7 out of 10-560
December 199489.5Good7 out of 10-700
January 199382.6Good8 out of 10-650
January 199153.6Poor4 out of 10SD630

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2016 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1. Good2. Fair3. Poor4. Serious
Culvert
Reinforced Concrete Culvertlinear ft.3329400