SH 27 over DRAW


+29.94746, -99.01943
29°56'51" N, 99°01'10" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
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Name:SH 27 over DRAW
Structure number:151330014205023
Location:1.1 MI E OF FM 480
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Other (Rural) [02]
Length of largest span:3.0 ft. [0.9 m]
Total length:24.9 ft. [7.6 m]
Roadway width between curbs:86.0 ft. [26.2 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:87.3 ft. [26.6 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1932
Year reconstructed:1987
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:7
Main spans material:Concrete [1]
Main spans design:Culvert [19]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: July 2016 

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Good
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:4,460 [as of 2013]
Truck traffic:13% of total traffic
Structural appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Deck geometry appraisal:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Channel protection:Banks are protected or well vegetated. River control devices such as spur dikes and embankment protection are not required or are in a stable condition. [8]
Culvert condition:Shrinkage cracks, light scaling and insignificant spalling which does not expose reinforcing steel. Insignificant damage caused by drift with no misalignment and not requiring corrective action. Some minor scouring has occured near curtain walls, wingwalls or pipes. Metal culverts have a smooth symmetrical curvature with superficial corrosion and no pitting. [7]
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:89.5

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. RatingConditionCulvert ConditionSD/FOADT
July 201689.5Good7 out of 10-4460
January 201589.5Good7 out of 10-4700
January 201389.5Good7 out of 10-4700
January 201189.8Good7 out of 10-4600
December 200889.8Good7 out of 10-4600
January 200792.8Good7 out of 10-4200
December 2004100.0Good7 out of 10-4200
November 2002100.0Good7 out of 10-4200
October 2000100.0Good7 out of 10-3900
October 1998100.0Good7 out of 10-3900
April 1996100.0Good7 out of 10-3000
January 1994100.0Good7 out of 10-2800
September 198995.1Good8 out of 10-2400