+29.67198, -94.37360
29°40'19" N, 94°22'25" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:SH 124 over BIG ELM BAYOU
Structure number:200360036701021
Location:0.2 MI S OF FM 1985
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Other (Rural) [02]
Length of largest span:29.9 ft. [9.1 m]
Total length:90.9 ft. [27.7 m]
Roadway width between curbs:42.7 ft. [13.0 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:45.6 ft. [13.9 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1960
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:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: May 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:1,890 [as of 2013]
Truck traffic:11% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 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:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Channel protection:Bank protection is being eroded. River control devices and/or embankment have major damage. Trees and rush restrict the channel. [5]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Sufficiency rating:86.9

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
May 2018FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood189086.9
May 2016GoodGoodGoodGood189086.9
May 2014GoodGoodGoodGood340083.0
June 2012GoodVery GoodGoodGood340083.0
June 2010FairVery GoodGoodSatisfactory310078.1
May 2008FairGoodGoodSatisfactory320079.1
May 2006FairVery GoodGoodSatisfactory390078.1
April 2005FairVery GoodSatisfactoryGood390079.1
June 2003FairVery GoodSatisfactoryGood390079.9
June 2001FairVery GoodSatisfactoryGood400079.9
May 1999FairVery GoodSatisfactoryGood390079.9
June 1997FairVery GoodSatisfactoryVery Good380079.9
July 1994GoodGoodGoodVery Good340080.0
September 1991GoodGoodGoodVery Good310077.2

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Reinforced Concrete Girder/Beamlinear ft.1,4557625601330
Reinforced Concrete Top Flangesq. ft.4,1583,89826000
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.9283900
Reinforced Concrete Pileeach24121200
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.9292000
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.2041921200