+29.82180, -97.58427
29°49'18" N, 97°35'03" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
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Name:CR 197 (YOUNG LN) over PLUM CREEK
Structure number:140280AA0183005
Location:3.55 MI E OF FM 1322
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Local (Rural) [09]
Length of largest span:95.1 ft. [29.0 m]
Total length:95.1 ft. [29.0 m]
Roadway width between curbs:27.9 ft. [8.5 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:29.9 ft. [9.1 m]
Owner:County Highway Agency [02]
Year built:1985
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Main span material:Prestressed concrete [5]
Main span design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Precast Panels [2]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: January 2016 

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Good
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:125 [as of 2011]
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Very Good [8 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Very Good [8 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
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 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]
Operating rating:35.6 tons [32.4 metric tons]
Inventory rating:26.7 tons [24.3 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:90.4

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
January 201690.4GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good-125
January 201497.9GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good-125
January 201297.9GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good-125
January 201097.9GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good-125
January 200897.9GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good-125
January 200697.9GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good-125
February 200499.9GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good-125
February 200299.9GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good-120
May 200099.9GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good-100
February 199899.9GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good-100
December 199599.9GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good-100
January 199499.9GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good-100
February 199299.9GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good-105