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IH 45 over PRAIRIE BRANCH RELIEF

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Coordinates:
+30.68743, -95.54071
30°41'15" N, 95°32'27" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:IH 45 over PRAIRIE BRANCH RELIEF
Structure number:172360067507014
Location:3.0 MI S OF SH 30
Purpose:Carries highway over relief for waterway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Interstate (Urban) [11]
Length of largest span:8.9 ft. [2.7 m]
Total length:25.9 ft. [7.9 m]
Skew angle:45°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1959
Historic significance:Bridge is possibly eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [3]
Design load:M 18 / H 20 [4]
Number of main spans:2
Main spans material:Concrete [1]
Main spans design:Culvert [19]
Deck type:Not applicable [N]

Latest Available Inspection: July 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:31,620 [as of 2013]
Truck traffic:23% of total traffic
Structural appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
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: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 the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Sufficiency rating:56.4

Previous Inspections

DateConditionCulvert ConditionADTSuff. Rating
July 2017Fair6 out of 103162056.4
July 2015Fair6 out of 103162056.0
July 2013Fair6 out of 104147055.9
August 2011Fair6 out of 103759055.9
August 2009Fair6 out of 103998056.2
July 2007Fair6 out of 103729059.2
August 2005Fair6 out of 103656059.2
August 2003Fair6 out of 103426058.9
August 2001Good7 out of 102876057.2
July 1999Good7 out of 103016056.6
July 1997Good7 out of 103108059.2
June 1995Good7 out of 102923067.8
August 1993Good7 out of 102409069.8
September 1989Good8 out of 102324070.1

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2018 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1-Good2-Fair3-Poor4-Serious
Culvert
Reinforced Concrete Culvertlinear ft.55343312000