+31.12196, -96.24882
31°07'19" N, 96°14'56" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:FM 3 over CLEAR CREEK
Structure number:171450055201016
Location:1.25 MI SE OF FM 977
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Major Collector (Rural) [07]
Length of largest span:9.8 ft. [3.0 m]
Total length:75.1 ft. [22.9 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1974
Historic significance:Bridge is possibly eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [3]
Design load:MS 18 / HS 20 [5]
Number of main spans:7
Main spans material:Concrete [1]
Main spans design:Culvert [19]
Deck type:Not applicable [N]

Latest Available Inspection: February 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:520 [as of 2013]
Truck traffic:13% of total traffic
Structural 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 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]
Culvert condition:Deterioration or initial disintegration, minor chloride contamination, cracking with some leaching, or spalls on concrete or masonry walls and slabs. Local minor scouring at curtain walls, wingwalls or pipes. Metal culverts have a smooth curvature, non-symmetrical shape, significant corrosion or moderate pitting. [6]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for assessed or calculated scour conditions; field review indicates action is required. [4]
Operating rating:48.5 tons [44.1 metric tons]
Inventory rating:35.6 tons [32.4 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:96.2

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionCulvert ConditionSD/FOADT
February 201796.2Fair6 out of 10-520
February 201595.8Fair6 out of 10-850
April 201395.8Fair6 out of 10-850
April 201195.6Fair6 out of 10-950
March 200985.6Fair6 out of 10-970
March 200786.2Fair6 out of 10-600
March 200586.1Fair6 out of 10-660
March 200385.5Fair6 out of 10-830
May 200185.5Fair6 out of 10-830
December 199896.1Good7 out of 10-600
January 199786.2Good7 out of 10-400
March 199593.5Good7 out of 10-410
March 199393.5Good7 out of 10-390
August 198993.3Good8 out of 10-520

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2016 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1. Good2. Fair3. Poor4. Serious
Reinforced Concrete Culvertlinear ft.1191051220