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US 281 SB over BALUARTE CREEK

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Coordinates:
+27.17518, -98.14845
27°10'31" N, 98°08'54" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:US 281 SB over BALUARTE CREEK
Structure number:210240025504090
Location:1.00 MI S OF FM 3066
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Other (Rural) [02]
Length of largest span:8.9 ft. [2.7 m]
Total length:66.9 ft. [20.4 m]
Roadway width between curbs:37.7 ft. [11.5 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:40.0 ft. [12.2 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1991
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:7
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:Good
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:6,450 [as of 2011]
Structural appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Deck geometry appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
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: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 the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Sufficiency rating:99.4

Previous Inspections

DateConditionCulvert ConditionADTSuff. Rating
February 2017Good7 out of 10645099.4
February 2013Fair6 out of 10645098.4
May 2009Good7 out of 10640098.4
May 2005Good7 out of 10600096.4
June 2001Good7 out of 10545097.5
August 1997Good7 out of 10485097.5
August 1995Good7 out of 10740097.4
March 1993Good7 out of 10730097.5
May 1991Good8 out of 10630097.5

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2018 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1-Good2-Fair3-Poor4-Serious
Culvert
Reinforced Concrete Culvertlinear ft.2802483200
Bridge Rail
Steel or Aluminum Bridge Raillinear ft.140900500
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.999999000