FM 356 over MILL CREEK


+30.90081, -95.22876
30°54'03" N, 95°13'44" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:FM 356 over MILL CREEK
Structure number:112280047509095
Location:1.40 MI SE OF FM 355
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Rural) [06]
Length of largest span:40.0 ft. [12.2 m]
Total length:120.1 ft. [36.6 m]
Roadway width between curbs:32.8 ft. [10.0 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:35.4 ft. [10.8 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1970
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:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Monolithic Concrete (concurrently placed with structural deck) [1]

Latest Available Inspection: July 2016

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:1,760 [as of 2013]
Truck traffic:10% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Deck geometry appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Water adequacy appraisal:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
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]
Pier/abutment protection:Navigation protection not required [1]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for assessed or calculated scour condition. [5]
Operating rating:35.6 tons [32.4 metric tons]
Inventory rating:26.7 tons [24.3 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:84.6

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
July 201684.6FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory-1760
July 201484.5FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory-1800
September 201286.5FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory-1800
July 201086.4FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood-1950
August 200886.4FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood-1950
July 200684.4FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood-1950
May 200485.5FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood-1800
June 200284.9FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood-2000
June 200086.0FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood-1600
May 199881.0FairSatisfactoryGoodGood-1500
June 199680.9FairSatisfactoryGoodGood-1550
May 199482.6FairGoodGoodSatisfactory-1300
May 199287.3GoodGoodGoodGood-1350
June 199091.1GoodGoodVery GoodGood-1250

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2016 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1. Good2. Fair3. Poor4. Serious
Reinforced Concrete Girder/Beamlinear ft.4394023700
Prestressed Concrete Columneach1201200
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.2220200
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.2215700
Pourable Jointlinear ft.4443100
Bridge Rail
Steel or Aluminum Bridge Raillinear ft.7272000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.2,9972,997000