+27.23586, -98.14136
27°14'09" N, 98°08'29" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:BUS 281 over CIBOLO CREEK
Structure number:210240025503020
Location:0.60 MI N OF SH 285
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Other (Rural) [02]
Length of largest span:7.9 ft. [2.4 m]
Total length:86.9 ft. [26.5 m]
Roadway width between curbs:64.0 ft. [19.5 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:76.1 ft. [23.2 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1928
Year reconstructed:1985
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:10
Main spans material:Concrete [1]
Main spans design:Culvert [19]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: February 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:3,890 [as of 2013]
Truck traffic:44% of total traffic
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 in need of minor repairs. River control devices and embankment protection have a little minor damage. Banks and/or channel have minor amounts of drift. [7]
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:90.6

Previous Inspections

DateConditionCulvert ConditionADTSuff. Rating
February 2017Fair6 out of 10389090.6
February 2015Fair6 out of 10389090.3
February 2013Fair6 out of 10530088.9
April 2011Fair6 out of 10440089.1
May 2009Fair6 out of 10530090.1
May 2007Fair6 out of 10600088.9
May 2005Fair6 out of 10600087.9
May 2003Fair6 out of 101220086.7
June 2001Good7 out of 101140087.0
July 1999Fair6 out of 101080087.2
August 1997Fair6 out of 10910087.7
August 1995Fair6 out of 10860087.7
March 1993Good7 out of 10890087.6
December 1988Good8 out of 10820070.0

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2018 edition. This feature is experimental.
Reinforced Concrete Culvertlinear ft.76060415420
Bridge Rail
Other Material Bridge Raillinear ft.232232000