+30.51667, -98.40302
30°31'00" N, 98°24'11" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:SH 71 over PECAN CREEK
Structure number:141500070004022
Location:6.40 MI W OF US 281
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Rural) [06]
Length of largest span:25.9 ft. [7.9 m]
Total length:184.1 ft. [56.1 m]
Roadway width between curbs:43.3 ft. [13.2 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:45.9 ft. [14.0 m]
Skew angle:45°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1954
Year reconstructed:1988
Historic significance:Bridge is possibly eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [3]
Number of main spans:7
Main spans material:Concrete [1]
Main spans design:Slab [01]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: May 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:4,140 [as of 2013]
Truck traffic:11% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 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]
Sufficiency rating:82.8

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
May 2017FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory414082.8
June 2015FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory414082.5
June 2013FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory380086.2
August 2011FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory380082.5
August 2009FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory370085.8
October 2007FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory330088.8
October 2005FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory330089.8
September 2003FairVery GoodSatisfactoryGood330096.6
September 2001FairVery GoodSatisfactoryGood330096.6
October 1999FairVery GoodSatisfactoryGood250096.6
December 1997FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood210096.6
February 1996FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood175096.6
December 1993FairVery GoodSatisfactoryGood165094.1
January 1992GoodVery GoodGoodGood150095.1