+31.25140, -96.17509
31°15'05" N, 96°10'30" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:SH 7 over BUCK CREEK
Structure number:171450033503015
Location:4.95 MI E OF US 79
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Rural) [06]
Length of largest span:29.9 ft. [9.1 m]
Total length:80.1 ft. [24.4 m]
Roadway width between curbs:40.4 ft. [12.3 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:42.7 ft. [13.0 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1947
Year reconstructed:1988
Historic significance:Bridge is possibly eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [3]
Design load:M 18 / H 20 [4]
Number of main spans:3
Main spans material:Concrete continuous [2]
Main spans design:Slab [01]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: March 2015

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:3,670 [as of 2013]
Truck traffic:17% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Good [7 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 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]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Operating rating:45.5 tons [41.4 metric tons]
Inventory rating:27.7 tons [25.2 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:91.3

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
March 201591.3FairGoodGoodSatisfactory-3670
April 201391.8FairGoodGoodSatisfactory-2900
April 201191.7GoodGoodGoodGood-3100
March 200988.3GoodGoodGoodGood-2700
March 200788.2GoodGoodGoodGood-2900
March 200588.0GoodGoodGoodGood-3100
April 200387.5GoodGoodGoodGood-2000
April 200188.2GoodGoodGoodGood-2400
December 199886.4FairVery GoodVery GoodSatisfactory-2100
January 199786.7FairVery GoodVery GoodSatisfactory-1700
March 199594.0GoodVery GoodVery GoodGood-1700
March 199394.2GoodVery GoodVery GoodGood-1450
May 199194.1GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good-1650

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2016 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1. Good2. Fair3. Poor4. Serious
Steel Columneach100550
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.1,9981,998000
Prestressed Concrete Columneach44000
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.2626000
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.2626000
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.4848000
Reinforced Concrete Slabsq. ft.33000