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US 87 over GUADALUPE RIVER

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Coordinates:
+29.06540, -97.32246
29°03'55" N, 97°19'21" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:US 87 over GUADALUPE RIVER
Structure number:130620014308037
Location:0.30 MI NE OF US 183
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Other (Rural) [02]
Length of largest span:250.0 ft. [76.2 m]
Total length:1295.0 ft. [394.7 m]
Roadway width between curbs:24.0 ft. [7.3 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:25.6 ft. [7.8 m]
Vertical clearance above deck:16.4 ft. [5.0 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1938
Historic significance:Bridge is on the National Register of Historic Places [1]
Design load:M 13.5 / H 15 [2]
Main span material:Steel [3]
Main span design:Truss - Thru [10]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: November 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:5,140 [as of 2013]
Truck traffic:19% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 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:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
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]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Sufficiency rating:48.3
Recommended work:Other structural work, including hydraulic replacements. [38]
Estimated cost of work:$78,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
November 2018FairGoodFairSatisfactory514048.3
November 2016FairGoodFairSatisfactory514048.0
March 2015FairGoodFairSatisfactory514048.0
March 2013FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory460058.3
March 2011FairGoodSatisfactoryGood360063.7
April 2009FairGoodSatisfactoryGood370064.0
August 2007FairGoodSatisfactoryGood451063.9
August 2005FairGoodSatisfactoryGood370066.0
August 2003FairGoodSatisfactoryGood380065.7
October 2001FairGoodSatisfactoryGood350064.7
October 1999FairVery GoodSatisfactoryGood310063.8
October 1997GoodVery GoodGoodGood310065.2
June 1995FairVery GoodSatisfactoryGood330064.2
May 1993FairVery GoodSatisfactoryGood360059.6
June 1991FairVery GoodSatisfactorySatisfactory410058.6

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1-Good2-Fair3-Poor4-Serious
Superstructure
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.5,2105,1585200
Steel Stringerlinear ft.1,2501,15570250
Deck
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.33,02333,0002300
Superstructure
Steel Trusslinear ft.50045139100
Steel Floor Beamlinear ft.2972771550
Substructure
Reinforced Concrete Pier Walllinear ft.6055410
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.5246600
Reinforced Concrete Pileeach9083700
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.4504183200
Bearings
Movable Bearingeach102010101
Fixed Bearingeach102010200
Bridge Rail
Steel or Aluminum Bridge Raillinear ft.2,5902,590000