+28.43067, -96.46449
28°25'50" N, 96°27'52" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:SH 185 over LIVE OAK BAYOU
Structure number:130290014406056
Location:4.00 MI E OF FM 1289
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Major Collector (Rural) [07]
Length of largest span:25.9 ft. [7.9 m]
Total length:79.1 ft. [24.1 m]
Roadway width between curbs:49.9 ft. [15.2 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:52.2 ft. [15.9 m]
Skew angle:45°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1975
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:3
Main spans material:Concrete [1]
Main spans design:Slab [01]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: December 2016

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:1,830 [as of 2013]
Truck traffic:19% 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:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
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 the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Sufficiency rating:78.0

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
December 2016FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory183078.0
December 2014FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory220078.0
December 2012FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory220078.0
December 2010GoodGoodGoodGood190078.0
December 2008GoodGoodGoodGood190078.0
January 2007FairGoodGoodSatisfactory180078.0
January 2005GoodGoodGoodGood250079.0
February 2003GoodGoodGoodGood280080.0
February 2001GoodGoodGoodGood230080.0
June 1999GoodGoodGoodGood180080.0
May 1997GoodGoodGoodGood160080.1
March 1995GoodGoodGoodGood200080.2
February 1993GoodGoodGoodGood165082.7
March 1991GoodGoodGoodGood170082.4