FM 140 over Hondo Slough


+28.93682, -99.17510
28°56'13" N, 99°10'30" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:FM 140 over Hondo Slough
Structure number:150830074804009
Location:5.00 Mi SE of US 57
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Major Collector (Rural) [07]
Length of largest span:24.9 ft. [7.6 m]
Total length:125.0 ft. [38.1 m]
Roadway width between curbs:28.9 ft. [8.8 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:32.2 ft. [9.8 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1951
Year reconstructed:1991
Historic significance:Bridge is possibly eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [3]
Design load:M 13.5 / H 15 [2]
Number of main spans:5
Main spans material:Concrete [1]
Main spans design:Slab [01]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: July 2016

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:920 [as of 2013]
Truck traffic:16% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Deck geometry appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
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:66.7
Recommended work:Other structural work, including hydraulic replacements. [38]
Estimated cost of work:$360,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
July 2016FairGoodGoodSatisfactory92066.7
December 2014FairGoodGoodSatisfactory82067.0
December 2012FairGoodGoodSatisfactory82067.0
December 2010GoodGoodGoodGood60074.2
January 2009GoodGoodGoodGood84067.1
January 2007GoodGoodGoodGood80070.9
January 2005GoodGoodGoodGood90070.4
December 2002GoodVery GoodGoodGood88072.5
October 2000GoodVery GoodGoodGood71075.7
October 1998GoodVery GoodGoodGood78069.1
July 1996GoodVery GoodGoodVery Good66075.9
May 1994GoodGoodGoodGood57085.0
August 1991GoodGoodGoodVery Good49085.5