+31.05519, -93.86486
31°03'19" N, 93°51'53" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:RE 255 over BIG COW CREEK
Structure number:201760319702002
Location:1.40 MI E OF JASPER C/L
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Major Collector (Rural) [07]
Length of largest span:9.8 ft. [3.0 m]
Total length:32.2 ft. [9.8 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1981
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
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: April 2016

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Good
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:780 [as of 2013]
Truck traffic:8% 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 assessed or calculated scour conditions; field review indicates action is required. [4]
Sufficiency rating:95.9

Previous Inspections

DateConditionCulvert ConditionADTSuff. Rating
April 2016Good7 out of 1078095.9
April 2014Good7 out of 1083095.9
June 2012Good7 out of 1083085.6
August 2010Fair6 out of 1075089.0
October 2008Fair6 out of 10103088.6
March 2007Fair6 out of 10103085.6
April 2005Good7 out of 1078089.0
July 2003Fair6 out of 1075089.5
July 2001Good9 out of 1085089.5
August 1999Fair6 out of 1084089.5
June 1997Good7 out of 10120089.4
October 1992Good8 out of 1049096.9
January 1989Good8 out of 1045096.9