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US 281 over PEDERNALES RIVER

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Coordinates:
+30.29115, -98.40082
30°17'28" N, 98°24'03" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
Information not verified. Use at your own risk.

Facts 

Name:US 281 over PEDERNALES RIVER
Structure number:140160025203024
Location:1.2 MI N OF US 290 W
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Other (Rural) [02]
Length of largest span:129.9 ft. [39.6 m]
Total length:681.1 ft. [207.6 m]
Roadway width between curbs:63.7 ft. [19.4 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:65.9 ft. [20.1 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1954
Year reconstructed:1984
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:4
Main spans material:Steel continuous [4]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Corrugated Steel [6]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: April 2015 

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Good
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:8,760 [as of 2013]
Truck traffic:19% 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:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Deck geometry appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
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]
Operating rating:48.5 tons [44.1 metric tons]
Inventory rating:30.7 tons [27.9 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:79.7

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
April 201579.7GoodGoodGoodGood-8760
June 201380.7GoodGoodGoodGood-8000
June 201180.7GoodGoodGoodGood-8800
July 200980.9GoodGoodGoodGood-9500
July 200783.8GoodGoodGoodGood-9460
May 200597.0GoodGoodGoodGood-8600
April 200398.0FairVery GoodSatisfactoryGood-7900
April 200198.0FairVery GoodSatisfactoryGood-9400
June 199988.2FairVery GoodSatisfactoryGood-6400
June 199789.2FairVery GoodSatisfactorySatisfactory-4900
June 199588.2FairVery GoodSatisfactorySatisfactory-5100
May 199394.1FairVery GoodSatisfactorySatisfactory-4300
September 199195.1FairVery GoodSatisfactorySatisfactory-4700