SH 35 SB over US 181 NB & UP RR


+27.91426, -97.29641
27°54'51" N, 97°17'47" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:SH 35 SB over US 181 NB & UP RR
Structure number:162050010104058
Location:1.30 MI N OF FM 3239
Purpose:Carries highway over highway, waterway, and railroad
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Other Freeways or Expressways (Urban) [12]
Length of largest span:110.9 ft. [33.8 m]
Total length:1422.0 ft. [433.4 m]
Roadway width between curbs:37.4 ft. [11.4 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:40.0 ft. [12.2 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:16.4 ft. [5.0 m]
Skew angle:99°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1981
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Number of main spans:13
Main spans material:Prestressed concrete [5]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Monolithic Concrete (concurrently placed with structural deck) [1]

Latest Available Inspection: April 2016

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Good
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:15,670 [as of 2013]
Truck traffic:14% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
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]
Underclearances appraisal:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
Water adequacy appraisal:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
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 (including piles) on dry land well above flood water elevations. [9]
Sufficiency rating:86.4
Recommended work:Other structural work, including hydraulic replacements. [38]
Estimated cost of work:$3,782,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
April 2016GoodGoodGoodGood1567086.4
April 2014GoodGoodGoodGood2076086.2
June 2012GoodGoodGoodGood2076089.9
March 2010FairSatisfactoryGoodGood1297094.9
March 2008FairSatisfactoryGoodGood1512094.4
February 2006FairSatisfactoryGoodGood1453595.6
January 2004FairSatisfactoryVery GoodGood1453596.6
February 2002GoodGoodVery GoodGood1453596.6
April 2000GoodGoodVery GoodGood1150097.3
March 1998GoodGoodVery GoodGood1150097.3
February 1996GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good1150097.3
February 1994GoodGoodVery GoodGood1000081.0
December 1991GoodGoodVery GoodGood1100080.0

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2018 edition. This feature is experimental.
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.8076400
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.6416251600
Compression Jointlinear ft.747747000
Elastomeric Bearingeach142142000
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.2,8402,8291100