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BLUEWATER HWY over SAN LUIS PASS

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Coordinates:
+29.07792, -95.12638
29°04'41" N, 95°07'35" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:BLUEWATER HWY over SAN LUIS PASS
Structure number:120850AA0709001
Location:SAN LUIS PASS AT CR 257
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Local (Rural) [09]
Tolls:Yes [1]
Length of largest span:60.0 ft. [18.3 m]
Total length:7016.4 ft. [2138.5 m]
Roadway width between curbs:27.9 ft. [8.5 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:33.5 ft. [10.2 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:29.5 ft. [9.0 m]
Owner:County Highway Agency [02]
Year built:1966
Historic significance:Bridge is possibly eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [3]
Design load:MS 18 / HS 20 [5]
Number of main spans:117
Main spans material:Prestressed concrete [5]
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: December 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:1,200 [as of 2011]
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Deck geometry appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
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]
Pier/abutment protection:Navigation protection not required [1]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for assessed or calculated scour condition. [5]
Sufficiency rating:60.9
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$860,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
December 2017FairSatisfactoryFairFair120060.9
January 2016FairSatisfactoryFairFair120058.0
January 2014FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair130057.5
February 2012FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair130057.5
February 2010FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair130057.5
January 2008FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory130070.0
February 2006FairGoodGoodSatisfactory130072.0
February 2004FairGoodGoodSatisfactory130071.0
December 2001PoorSatisfactoryPoorPoor130049.5
November 1999PoorSatisfactoryPoorPoor130049.5
November 1997FairGoodFairFair58074.7
May 1996FairGoodFairSatisfactory58075.7
May 1994FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory58089.6
May 1992FairGoodGoodSatisfactory58088.6
March 1990GoodGoodGoodGood58086.6