+30.75247, -95.54962
30°45'09" N, 95°32'59" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:FM 247 over PARKER CREEK
Structure number:172360057802006
Location:0.1 MI S OF FM 980
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Collector (Urban) [17]
Length of largest span:5.9 ft. [1.8 m]
Total length:33.1 ft. [10.1 m]
Skew angle:99°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1948
Year reconstructed:1988
Historic significance:Bridge is possibly eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [3]
Design load:M 13.5 / H 15 [2]
Number of main spans:4
Main spans material:Concrete [1]
Main spans design:Culvert [19]
Deck type:Not applicable [N]

Latest Available Inspection: July 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Good
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:8,010 [as of 2013]
Truck traffic:4% of total traffic
Structural appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
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: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]
Sufficiency rating:52.8

Previous Inspections

DateConditionCulvert ConditionADTSuff. Rating
July 2017Good7 out of 10801052.8
July 2015Good7 out of 10801064.8
August 2013Good7 out of 101020062.9
August 2011Good7 out of 101010063.0
August 2009Good7 out of 10950063.9
July 2007Good7 out of 101230063.4
August 2005Good7 out of 101190063.8
July 2003Fair6 out of 101120064.0
August 2001Good7 out of 101080064.4
July 1999Good7 out of 101120080.0
June 1997Good7 out of 10950082.2
June 1995Good7 out of 10900090.4
July 1993Good7 out of 10880090.5
September 1989Good8 out of 10870090.6