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SHEPHERD DR FR over BUFFALO BAYOU

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Coordinates:
+29.76017, -95.40872
29°45'37" N, 95°24'31" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:SHEPHERD DR FR over BUFFALO BAYOU
Structure number:121020B59009002
Location:1.20 MI S OF IH 10
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Urban) [16]
Length of largest span:49.9 ft. [15.2 m]
Total length:332.0 ft. [101.2 m]
Roadway width between curbs:47.9 ft. [14.6 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:56.1 ft. [17.1 m]
Skew angle:27°
Owner:City or Municipal Highway Agency [04]
Year built:1921
Year reconstructed:1951
Historic significance:Bridge is possibly eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [3]
Number of main spans:8
Main spans material:Concrete continuous [2]
Main spans design:Tee beam [04]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Monolithic Concrete (concurrently placed with structural deck) [1]

Latest Available Inspection: October 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Posted for load [P]
Average daily traffic:22,950 [as of 2011]
Deck condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Deck geometry appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of replacement [2]
Water adequacy appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Channel protection:Bank protection is being eroded. River control devices and/or embankment have major damage. Trees and rush restrict the channel. [5]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Sufficiency rating:57.5
Recommended work:Other structural work, including hydraulic replacements. [38]
Estimated cost of work:$40,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
October 2017FairFairFairSatisfactory2295057.5
November 2015FairFairSatisfactorySatisfactory2295067.2
December 2013FairFairSatisfactorySatisfactory2295067.2
January 2012FairFairSatisfactorySatisfactory2295067.2
January 2010FairFairSatisfactorySatisfactory2295067.5
February 2008FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory2295068.5
January 2006FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory2295071.5
December 2003FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory2295071.2
December 2001FairFairFairFair2295057.2
December 1999FairFairFairFair2295057.2
February 1998FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory2295078.0
March 1996FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory2295078.0