FM 39 over BNSF RR


+31.24553, -96.13045
31°14'44" N, 96°07'50" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:FM 39 over BNSF RR
Structure number:171450064301027
Location:0.8 MI S OF SH 7
Purpose:Carries highway over railroad
Route classification:Major Collector (Rural) [07]
Length of largest span:44.9 ft. [13.7 m]
Total length:134.8 ft. [41.1 m]
Roadway width between curbs:25.9 ft. [7.9 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:29.2 ft. [8.9 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:22.3 ft. [6.8 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1958
Historic significance:Bridge is eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [2]
Design load:M 18 / H 20 [4]
Number of main spans:3
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: March 2015

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Good
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:1,800 [as of 2013]
Truck traffic:18% 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:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Deck geometry appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Underclearances appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Operating rating:48.5 tons [44.1 metric tons]
Inventory rating:35.6 tons [32.4 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:83.2
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$429,000

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
March 201583.2GoodGoodGoodGood-1800
April 201380.4GoodGoodGoodGoodFO2600
April 201180.3GoodGoodGoodGoodFO2700
March 200983.1GoodGoodGoodGood-1850
March 200780.7GoodGoodGoodGoodFO2200
March 200584.0GoodGoodGoodGood-1950
April 200384.2GoodGoodVery GoodGood-1700
April 200184.2GoodGoodVery GoodGood-1700
December 199874.9GoodGoodVery GoodGoodFO2100
February 199777.9GoodGoodVery GoodGood-1200
March 199568.6GoodGoodVery GoodGood-1150
June 199376.0GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good-1050
May 199176.1GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good-1000

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2016 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1. Good2. Fair3. Poor4. Serious
Prestressed Concrete Girder/Beamlinear ft.165165000
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.33000
Prestressed Concrete Columneach84400
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.1816200
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.1616000
Elastomeric Bearingeach2424000
Bridge Rail
Steel or Aluminum Bridge Raillinear ft.8108100
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.2,9972,997000