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SH 71 over US 281

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Coordinates:
+30.50905, -98.29559
30°30'33" N, 98°17'44" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:SH 71 over US 281
Structure number:140270025202029
Location:1.1 MI N OF BLANCO C/L
Purpose:Carries highway over highway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Other (Rural) [02]
Length of largest span:100.1 ft. [30.5 m]
Total length:325.1 ft. [99.1 m]
Roadway width between curbs:47.9 ft. [14.6 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:50.2 ft. [15.3 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:16.4 ft. [5.0 m]
Skew angle:18°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1971
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:2
Main spans material:Prestressed concrete [5]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: April 2015

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Good
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:4,180 [as of 2013]
Truck traffic:11% 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:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
Underclearances appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Operating rating:48.5 tons [44.1 metric tons]
Inventory rating:35.6 tons [32.4 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:89.3

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
April 201589.3GoodGoodGoodGood-4180
May 201389.9GoodGoodGoodGood-3900
June 201191.0GoodGoodGoodGood-3800
July 200991.2GoodGoodGoodGood-3700
July 200792.0GoodVery GoodGoodGood-3300
May 200597.0GoodVery GoodGoodGood-3300
April 200398.0GoodVery GoodGoodGood-3300
October 200198.0GoodVery GoodGoodGood-3300
November 199998.0GoodVery GoodGoodGood-2100
January 199898.0GoodVery GoodGoodGood-2100
March 199698.0GoodVery GoodGoodGood-2100
March 199497.0GoodVery GoodGoodGood-2200
February 199297.0GoodVery GoodVery GoodGood-1500

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2016 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1. Good2. Fair3. Poor4. Serious
Superstructure
Prestressed Concrete Girder/Beamlinear ft.793787600
Deck
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.44000
Substructure
Reinforced Concrete Columneach99000
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.3231100
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.4638800
Joints
Open Jointlinear ft.8080000
Bearings
Elastomeric Bearingeach6464000
Bridge Rail
Other Material Bridge Raillinear ft.211211000