IH 45 over DRAW


+31.39797, -96.03373
31°23'53" N, 96°02'01" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:IH 45 over DRAW
Structure number:171450067503126
Location:4.35 MI S OF US 79
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Interstate (Rural) [01]
Length of largest span:6.9 ft. [2.1 m]
Total length:30.8 ft. [9.4 m]
Skew angle:15°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1967
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:4
Main spans material:Concrete [1]
Main spans design:Culvert [19]
Deck type:Not applicable [N]

Latest Available Inspection: March 2015

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:24,640 [as of 2013]
Truck traffic:30% of total traffic
Structural appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Water adequacy appraisal:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Channel protection:Bank protection is being eroded. River control devices and/or embankment have major damage. Trees and rush restrict the channel. [5]
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:67.0

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionCulvert ConditionSD/FOADT
March 201567.0Fair6 out of 10-24640
March 201367.0Fair6 out of 10-25730
March 201167.0Fair6 out of 10-26370
March 200970.0Fair6 out of 10-29830
March 200770.0Fair6 out of 10-25500
March 200570.0Fair6 out of 10-26750
April 200370.0Fair6 out of 10-22850
May 200170.0Fair6 out of 10-21820
December 199870.0Good7 out of 10-21490
March 199770.0Good7 out of 10-19000
March 199570.0Good7 out of 10-15650
March 199370.0Good7 out of 10-16550
August 198970.0Good8 out of 10-16300

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2016 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1. Good2. Fair3. Poor4. Serious
Reinforced Concrete Culvertlinear ft.5044514940