+29.92551, -99.04715
29°55'32" N, 99°02'50" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
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Name:FM 480 over VERDE CREEK
Structure number:151330085501014
Location:2.0 MI S OF SH 27
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Major Collector (Rural) [07]
Length of largest span:80.1 ft. [24.4 m]
Total length:259.9 ft. [79.2 m]
Roadway width between curbs:34.1 ft. [10.4 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:36.1 ft. [11.0 m]
Skew angle:30°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1973
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: July 2016 

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Good
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:1,410 [as of 2013]
Truck traffic:4% of total traffic
Deck condition:Very Good [8 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Very Good [8 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Deck geometry appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
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 assessed or calculated scour condition. [5]
Operating rating:48.5 tons [44.1 metric tons]
Inventory rating:35.6 tons [32.4 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:96.4

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
July 201696.4GoodVery GoodVery GoodGood-1410
January 201596.5GoodVery GoodVery GoodGood-1350
January 201396.5GoodVery GoodVery GoodGood-1350
January 201196.4GoodVery GoodVery GoodGood-1450
December 200898.1GoodVery GoodVery GoodGood-1700
January 200797.7GoodVery GoodVery GoodGood-1150
November 200498.7GoodVery GoodVery GoodGood-1150
October 200298.7FairVery GoodSatisfactorySatisfactory-1150
October 200098.6FairVery GoodVery GoodSatisfactory-1200
October 199898.4FairVery GoodVery GoodSatisfactory-1400
June 199698.9GoodVery GoodVery GoodGood-990
January 199498.9GoodVery GoodVery GoodGood-950
September 199198.2GoodVery GoodVery GoodGood-680