IH 45 over DRAW


+31.15780, -95.98494
31°09'28" N, 95°59'06" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:IH 45 over DRAW
Structure number:171450067504093
Location:0.15 MI N OF FM 977
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Interstate (Rural) [01]
Length of largest span:5.9 ft. [1.8 m]
Total length:22.0 ft. [6.7 m]
Skew angle:30°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1965
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:3
Main spans material:Concrete [1]
Main spans design:Culvert [19]
Deck type:Not applicable [N]

Latest Available Inspection: February 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Good
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:25,290 [as of 2013]
Truck traffic:38% of total traffic
Structural appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Water adequacy appraisal:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
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:Shrinkage cracks, light scaling and insignificant spalling which does not expose reinforcing steel. Insignificant damage caused by drift with no misalignment and not requiring corrective action. Some minor scouring has occured near curtain walls, wingwalls or pipes. Metal culverts have a smooth symmetrical curvature with superficial corrosion and no pitting. [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:67.0

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionCulvert ConditionSD/FOADT
February 201767.0Good7 out of 10-25290
February 201567.0Good7 out of 10-28930
March 201367.0Good7 out of 10-28930
March 201167.0Good7 out of 10-28640
March 200956.2Good7 out of 10-26830
March 200756.2Good7 out of 10-25610
March 200556.2Good7 out of 10-27860
April 200355.9Good7 out of 10-22300
May 200155.9Good7 out of 10-20930
December 199867.0Good7 out of 10-22600
March 199755.9Good7 out of 10-19840
March 199563.1Good7 out of 10-16390
March 199363.1Good7 out of 10-17600
August 198963.1Good8 out of 10-17010

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2016 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1. Good2. Fair3. Poor4. Serious
Reinforced Concrete Culvertlinear ft.2011742700