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BLUEWATER RD over BLUE BRANCH

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Coordinates:
+30.54899, -94.74113
30°32'56" N, 94°44'28" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
Information not verified. Use at your own risk.

Facts 

Name:BLUEWATER RD over BLUE BRANCH
Structure number:111870AA0366002
Location:5.2 MI SE OF FM 943
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Local (Rural) [09]
Length of largest span:15.1 ft. [4.6 m]
Total length:28.9 ft. [8.8 m]
Roadway width between curbs:13.5 ft. [4.1 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:14.4 ft. [4.4 m]
Owner:County Highway Agency [02]
Year built:1974
Historic significance:Bridge is possibly eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [3]
Number of main spans:2
Main spans material:Wood or timber [7]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Wood or Timber [8]
Wearing surface:Wood or Timber [7]

Latest Available Inspection: August 2015 

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Posted for load [P]
Average daily traffic:55 [as of 2015]
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of replacement [2]
Deck geometry appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Water adequacy appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Channel protection:Bank protection is in need of minor repairs. River control devices and embankment protection have a little minor damage. Banks and/or channel have minor amounts of drift. [7]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for assessed or calculated scour condition. [5]
Operating rating:13.9 tons [12.6 metric tons]
Inventory rating:10.9 tons [9.9 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:33.3
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$3,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
August 201533.3FairGoodSatisfactoryFairSD55
March 201423.0PoorSatisfactoryPoorFairSD55
August 201123.0PoorGoodPoorFairSD55
June 200933.5FairGoodSatisfactoryFairSD55
June 200733.5FairGoodSatisfactoryFairSD55
June 200549.8FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory-55
May 200329.1FairVery GoodFairGoodSD55
June 200129.2FairGoodFairFairSD55
April 199923.2PoorGoodFairImminent FailureSD55
April 199725.2PoorGoodFairPoorSD55
March 199525.1PoorGoodFairPoorSD50
May 199322.3PoorGoodFairSeriousSD50
July 199124.3PoorGoodGoodPoorSD50
May 199024.3PoorVery GoodGoodPoorSD50