SH 185 over Drainage Ditch


+28.54722, -96.80572
28°32'50" N, 96°48'21" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:SH 185 over Drainage Ditch
Structure number:130290043201009
Location:1.70 MI NW OF SH 35
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Major Collector (Rural) [07]
Length of largest span:24.9 ft. [7.6 m]
Total length:75.1 ft. [22.9 m]
Roadway width between curbs:40.0 ft. [12.2 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:42.3 ft. [12.9 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1950
Year reconstructed:1979
Historic significance:Bridge is possibly eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [3]
Design load:M 13.5 / H 15 [2]
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:Good
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:3,020 [as of 2013]
Truck traffic:8% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Deck geometry appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
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:74.0

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
December 2016GoodGoodGoodGood302074.0
December 2014GoodGoodGoodGood300074.0
December 2012GoodGoodGoodGood300074.0
December 2010GoodGoodGoodGood260074.8
January 2009GoodGoodGoodGood320073.9
January 2007GoodGoodGoodGood290074.5
January 2005GoodGoodGoodGood350073.3
February 2003GoodVery GoodGoodGood340073.4
February 2001GoodGoodGoodGood400072.5
June 1999GoodVery GoodGoodGood340073.4
May 1997GoodVery GoodVery GoodGood310072.3
March 1995GoodGoodGoodGood290073.7
February 1993GoodVery GoodGoodGood360073.6
March 1991FairGoodGoodSatisfactory360079.1