+32.75864, -95.47591
32°45'31" N, 95°28'33" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:FM 779 over TURMAN BRANCH
Structure number:102500111101002
Location:0.50 MI W OF SH 37
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Major Collector (Rural) [07]
Length of largest span:5.9 ft. [1.8 m]
Total length:40.0 ft. [12.2 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1949
Historic significance:Bridge is possibly eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [3]
Number of main spans:6
Main spans material:Concrete [1]
Main spans design:Culvert [19]
Deck type:Not applicable [N]

Latest Available Inspection: September 2016

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Good
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:930 [as of 2013]
Truck traffic:9% of total traffic
Structural appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
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]
Sufficiency rating:90.1

Previous Inspections

DateConditionCulvert ConditionADTSuff. Rating
September 2016Good7 out of 1093090.1
September 2014Good7 out of 1083090.2
October 2012Good7 out of 1083097.7
September 2010Good7 out of 1080097.7
September 2008Good7 out of 1090097.7
September 2006Good7 out of 1093097.7
October 2004Good7 out of 10105099.6
October 2002Good7 out of 1080082.6
March 2001Fair6 out of 1080089.0
February 1999Good7 out of 1081089.0
April 1997Good7 out of 1068089.1
February 1995Good7 out of 1074096.3
December 1992Good7 out of 1058096.5
December 1988Good8 out of 1053093.5