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IH 45 SB over BLISS CREEK

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Coordinates:
+31.41114, -96.04239
31°24'40" N, 96°02'33" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:IH 45 SB over BLISS CREEK
Structure number:171450067503151
Location:3.35 MI S OF US 79
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Interstate (Rural) [01]
Length of largest span:60.0 ft. [18.3 m]
Total length:299.9 ft. [91.4 m]
Roadway width between curbs:38.1 ft. [11.6 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:40.0 ft. [12.2 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1969
Year reconstructed:1987
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:5
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:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:12,320 [as of 2013]
Truck traffic:30% 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:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
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:48.5 tons [44.1 metric tons]
Inventory rating:35.6 tons [32.4 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:96.8

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
March 201596.8FairGoodGoodSatisfactory-12320
March 201396.8FairGoodGoodSatisfactory-12860
March 201196.8FairGoodVery GoodSatisfactory-13180
March 200985.4FairSatisfactoryVery GoodFair-14910
March 200785.6FairSatisfactoryVery GoodFair-12750
March 200596.8FairSatisfactoryVery GoodSatisfactory-13370
April 200396.9FairSatisfactoryVery GoodSatisfactory-11420
April 200197.0FairSatisfactoryVery GoodSatisfactory-10910
December 199897.0GoodGoodVery GoodGood-10740
February 199797.1FairSatisfactoryVery GoodGood-9500
March 199591.4GoodGoodVery GoodGood-7820
June 199391.3GoodGoodVery GoodGood-8270
June 199191.3GoodVery GoodVery GoodGood-8150

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2016 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1. Good2. Fair3. Poor4. Serious
Superstructure
Prestressed Concrete Girder/Beamlinear ft.550550000
Deck
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.55000
Substructure
Reinforced Concrete Columneach1212000
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.2418600
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.4844400
Joints
Pourable Jointlinear ft.51371400
Bearings
Elastomeric Bearingeach6060000
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.195195000