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US 90 EB ML over NUECES RIVER

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Coordinates:
+29.20585, -99.90248
29°12'21" N, 99°54'09" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:US 90 EB ML over NUECES RIVER
Structure number:152320002305038
Location:4.0 MI W OF FM 2369
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Other (Rural) [02]
Length of largest span:149.9 ft. [45.7 m]
Total length:975.1 ft. [297.2 m]
Roadway width between curbs:21.7 ft. [6.6 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:24.9 ft. [7.6 m]
Vertical clearance above deck:16.1 ft. [4.9 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1932
Historic significance:Bridge is on the National Register of Historic Places [1]
Design load:M 13.5 / H 15 [2]
Number of main spans:4
Main spans material:Steel [3]
Main spans design:Truss - Thru [10]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: August 2016

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:1,430 [as of 2013]
Truck traffic:14% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Deck geometry appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of replacement [2]
Water adequacy appraisal:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Channel protection:Bank and embankment protection is severely undermined. River control devices have severe damage. Large deposits of debris are in the channel. [4]
Scour condition:Bridge is scour critical; bridge foundations determined to be unstable. [3]
Sufficiency rating:67.2
Recommended work:Other structural work, including hydraulic replacements. [38]
Estimated cost of work:$54,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
August 2016FairGoodFairFair143067.2
September 2014FairGoodFairFair220063.7
September 2012FairGoodFairFair220055.5
September 2010FairGoodSatisfactoryFair180055.9
September 2008FairGoodSatisfactoryFair215054.1
September 2006FairGoodSatisfactoryFair190055.4
September 2004FairGoodSatisfactoryFair225054.2
September 2002FairGoodSatisfactoryFair180057.5
August 2000FairGoodSatisfactoryFair195057.7
September 1998FairGoodSatisfactoryFair160059.5
April 1996GoodGoodGoodGood140072.6
March 1994GoodGoodGoodGood120061.2
October 1991FairSatisfactoryGoodGood135051.5

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2018 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1-Good2-Fair3-Poor4-Serious
Superstructure
Reinforced Concrete Girder/Beamlinear ft.1,4721,471100
Steel Stringerlinear ft.3,60090001,800900
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.3,9963,996000
Steel Trusslinear ft.1,20030090000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.3,9963,996000
Steel Floor Beamlinear ft.9002253753000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.3,9963,996000
Substructure
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.5050000
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.275275000
Joints
Open Jointlinear ft.275275000
Bearings
Movable Bearingeach3628800
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.10,98910,989000
Fixed Bearingeach40281200
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.11,98811,988000
Bridge Rail
Steel or Aluminum Bridge Raillinear ft.1,20030090000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.3,9963,996000
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.736736000