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US 281 NB over BUFFALO HOLLOW

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Coordinates:
+26.78653, -98.10657
26°47'12" N, 98°06'24" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:US 281 NB over BUFFALO HOLLOW
Structure number:210240025505027
Location:7.4 MI S OF FM 755
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Other (Rural) [02]
Length of largest span:20.0 ft. [6.1 m]
Total length:60.0 ft. [18.3 m]
Roadway width between curbs:38.7 ft. [11.8 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:42.3 ft. [12.9 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1941
Year reconstructed:1953
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:3
Main spans material:Concrete [1]
Main spans design:Slab [01]
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:7,220 [as of 2013]
Truck traffic:23% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 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 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]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for assessed or calculated scour condition. [5]
Sufficiency rating:91.0

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
February 2017FairGoodGoodSatisfactory722091.0
February 2015FairGoodGoodSatisfactory722090.8
February 2013FairGoodGoodSatisfactory605090.9
April 2011FairGoodGoodSatisfactory560090.9
May 2009FairGoodGoodSatisfactory555091.2
May 2007FairGoodGoodSatisfactory495089.3
May 2005FairGoodGoodSatisfactory495089.3
May 2003FairGoodGoodSatisfactory495090.0
June 2001GoodGoodGoodGood495090.0
July 1999GoodGoodGoodGood435090.1
August 1997GoodGoodGoodGood335090.2
September 1995GoodVery GoodVery GoodGood315090.2
April 1993GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good330082.1
January 1991GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good290066.9

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2018 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1-Good2-Fair3-Poor4-Serious
Substructure
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.8484000
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.8483100
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.120118200
Deck
Reinforced Concrete Slabsq. ft.3333000