SH 16 over Salt Branch


+28.53370, -98.54642
28°32'01" N, 98°32'47" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:SH 16 over Salt Branch
Structure number:151620051702053
Location:2.1 Mi N of FM 3445
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Rural) [06]
Length of largest span:8.9 ft. [2.7 m]
Total length:28.9 ft. [8.8 m]
Roadway width between curbs:54.8 ft. [16.7 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:57.4 ft. [17.5 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1954
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:3
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 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Good
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:7,730 [as of 2013]
Truck traffic:26% of total traffic
Structural appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
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:Bank protection is in need of minor repairs. River control devices and embankment protection have a little minor damage. Banks and/or channel have minor amounts of drift. [7]
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]
Sufficiency rating:82.5

Previous Inspections

DateConditionCulvert ConditionADTSuff. Rating
July 2018Good7 out of 10773082.5
July 2016Good7 out of 10773082.5
January 2015Good7 out of 10360082.7
January 2013Good7 out of 10360082.7
January 2011Good7 out of 10180090.1
February 2009Good7 out of 10180090.1
February 2007Good7 out of 10170090.5
January 2005Good7 out of 10170092.5
February 2003Good7 out of 10150093.3
December 1998Good7 out of 10140093.8
July 1996Good7 out of 10105095.2
April 1994Good7 out of 1089095.9
August 1989Good8 out of 1097089.5