+28.94134, -95.72209
28°56'29" N, 95°43'20" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:FM 521 over CANEY CREEK
Structure number:131580084701016
Location:0.55 MI NE OF FM 457
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Major Collector (Rural) [07]
Length of largest span:29.9 ft. [9.1 m]
Total length:151.9 ft. [46.3 m]
Roadway width between curbs:27.2 ft. [8.3 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:31.2 ft. [9.5 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1964
Historic significance:Bridge is possibly eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [3]
Design load:M 18 / H 20 [4]
Number of main spans:5
Main spans material:Concrete [1]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
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:2,610 [as of 2013]
Truck traffic:5% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Deck geometry appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
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:77.8
Recommended work:Other structural work, including hydraulic replacements. [38]
Estimated cost of work:$10,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
December 2016FairGoodSatisfactoryGood261077.8
December 2014FairGoodSatisfactoryGood240078.0
January 2013GoodGoodGoodGood240078.0
January 2011GoodGoodGoodGood250081.7
January 2009GoodGoodGoodGood260079.0
January 2007GoodGoodGoodGood270078.9
January 2005GoodGoodGoodGood270079.9
March 2003GoodGoodGoodGood260079.7
February 2001FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory240080.9
June 1999FairGoodGoodSatisfactory230081.0
May 1997FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory280074.6
May 1995GoodGoodGoodGood280074.6
May 1993GoodGoodGoodGood240082.3
June 1991GoodGoodGoodGood240082.3