IH 45 SB over PR 40


+30.64054, -95.50902
30°38'26" N, 95°30'32" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:IH 45 SB over PR 40
Structure number:172360067507016
Location:6.6 MI N OF FM 1734
Purpose:Carries highway overpass over highway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Interstate (Rural) [01]
Length of largest span:60.0 ft. [18.3 m]
Total length:151.9 ft. [46.3 m]
Roadway width between curbs:38.4 ft. [11.7 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:41.3 ft. [12.6 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:13.1 ft. [4.0 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:MS 18 / HS 20 [5]
Number of main spans:3
Main spans material:Steel continuous [4]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: July 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:21,520 [as of 2013]
Truck traffic:21% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Deck geometry appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Underclearances appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Sufficiency rating:92.6

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
July 2017FairGoodSatisfactoryGood2152092.6
July 2015FairGoodSatisfactoryGood2152092.5
July 2013FairGoodSatisfactoryGood2448092.2
August 2011FairGoodSatisfactoryGood1978092.6
August 2009FairGoodSatisfactoryGood2294082.7
June 2007FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood2340083.6
August 2005FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood2294082.7
August 2003FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood2051083.6
July 2001FairGoodSatisfactoryVery Good1794085.9
July 1999GoodGoodGoodGood1804085.9
July 1997FairGoodSatisfactoryVery Good1691086.0
July 1995GoodGoodGoodVery Good1660093.8
August 1993GoodVery GoodGoodVery Good1356094.0
June 1991GoodVery GoodGoodVery Good1212094.1

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2018 edition. This feature is experimental.
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.900009000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.7,4266,68300743
Reinforced Concrete Decksq. ft.6,1805,39378700
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.6,0006,000000
Reinforced Concrete Columneach88000
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.116111500
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.1161061000
Pourable Jointlinear ft.116116000
Movable Bearingeach1800180
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.5751006
Fixed Bearingeach60060
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.1715002
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.304304000