+29.16930, -98.13061
29°10'09" N, 98°07'50" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:SH 97 over LODI BRANCH
Structure number:152470032801004
Location:2.30 MI NE OF US 181
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Major Collector (Rural) [07]
Length of largest span:4.9 ft. [1.5 m]
Total length:28.9 ft. [8.8 m]
Roadway width between curbs:42.7 ft. [13.0 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:45.3 ft. [13.8 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1932
Year reconstructed:1956
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: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:7,000 [as of 2013]
Truck traffic:17% of total traffic
Structural appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
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 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:87.8

Previous Inspections

DateConditionCulvert ConditionADTSuff. Rating
July 2018Good7 out of 10700087.8
July 2016Good7 out of 10700086.5
January 2015Good7 out of 10510086.6
January 2013Good7 out of 10510086.6
January 2011Good7 out of 10470088.1
January 2009Good7 out of 10470088.1
January 2007Good7 out of 10440089.3
January 2005Good7 out of 10420096.8
November 2002Good7 out of 10450097.7
September 2000Good7 out of 10320098.3
November 1998Good7 out of 10290098.5
June 1996Good7 out of 10320098.3
March 1994Good7 out of 10350096.0
November 1989Good8 out of 10300097.1