FM 840 over Barnhart Creek


+32.12136, -94.73999
32°07'17" N, 94°44'24" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:FM 840 over Barnhart Creek
Structure number:102010059202008
Location:3.7 MI SE OF LP 153
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:28.2 ft. [8.6 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:41.3 ft. [12.6 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1961
Historic significance:Bridge is possibly eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [3]
Design load:M 18 / H 20 [4]
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:2,460 [as of 2013]
Truck traffic:9% of total traffic
Structural appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Deck geometry appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
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:47.5 tons [43.2 metric tons]
Inventory rating:34.7 tons [31.5 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:89.4

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionCulvert ConditionSD/FOADT
May 201589.4Good7 out of 10-2460
May 201389.4Good7 out of 10-2600
April 201196.7Fair6 out of 10-2100
April 200996.8Good7 out of 10-3300
March 200796.8Good7 out of 10-3300
March 200596.8Good7 out of 10-3100
January 200396.7Good7 out of 10-2300
February 200186.9Good7 out of 10-2300
April 199986.9Good7 out of 10-2300
February 199786.9Good7 out of 10-2200
February 199394.1Good8 out of 10-2300
February 198994.1Good8 out of 10-1800

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2016 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1. Good2. Fair3. Poor4. Serious
Reinforced Concrete Culvertlinear ft.3735200
Bridge Rail
Steel or Aluminum Bridge Raillinear ft.1515000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.999999000