SH 188 over PORT BAY


+27.99561, -97.16832
27°59'44" N, 97°10'06" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:SH 188 over PORT BAY
Structure number:160040050704019
Location:3.2 MI NW OF SH 35
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Major Collector (Rural) [07]
Length of largest span:44.0 ft. [13.4 m]
Total length:440.0 ft. [134.1 m]
Roadway width between curbs:40.4 ft. [12.3 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:42.0 ft. [12.8 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1980
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 18 / HS 20 [5]
Number of main spans:10
Main spans material:Prestressed concrete [5]
Main spans design:Box beam or girders - Multiple [05]
Deck type:Concrete Precast Panels [2]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: February 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:2,210 [as of 2013]
Truck traffic:10% of total traffic
Deck condition:Very Good [8 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Deck geometry appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Channel protection:Bank protection is being eroded. River control devices and/or embankment have major damage. Trees and rush restrict the channel. [5]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Sufficiency rating:98.3

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
February 2018FairVery GoodSatisfactorySatisfactory221098.3
February 2016FairVery GoodSatisfactorySatisfactory221098.3
February 2014FairVery GoodSatisfactorySatisfactory210098.4
February 2012FairVery GoodSatisfactorySatisfactory190098.6
January 2010FairVery GoodSatisfactorySatisfactory185096.2
January 2008FairVery GoodSatisfactorySatisfactory248095.0
March 2006FairVery GoodGoodSatisfactory240090.9
January 2004FairVery GoodGoodSatisfactory230095.3
January 2002GoodVery GoodVery GoodGood110096.7
July 2000FairVery GoodVery GoodSatisfactory200095.9
May 1998GoodGoodVery GoodGood165096.6
March 1996GoodVery GoodVery GoodGood165096.6
April 1994GoodVery GoodVery GoodGood140097.1
November 1991GoodVery GoodVery GoodGood160096.7