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US 281 SB over BUFFALO HOLLOW

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Coordinates:
+26.78713, -98.10768
26°47'14" N, 98°06'28" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:US 281 SB over BUFFALO HOLLOW
Structure number:210240025505111
Location:7.4 MI S OF FM 755
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Other (Rural) [02]
Length of largest span:24.9 ft. [7.6 m]
Total length:100.1 ft. [30.5 m]
Roadway width between curbs:37.4 ft. [11.4 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:40.0 ft. [12.2 m]
Skew angle:45°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1988
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:4
Main spans material:Concrete continuous [2]
Main spans design:Slab [01]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Monolithic Concrete (concurrently placed with structural deck) [1]

Latest Available Inspection: February 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Good
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:Good [7 out of 9]
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]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Sufficiency rating:98.3

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
February 2017GoodGoodGoodGood722098.3
February 2015GoodGoodGoodGood722098.3
February 2013GoodGoodGoodGood605098.4
April 2011GoodGoodGoodGood560098.5
May 2009GoodGoodGoodGood555098.5
May 2007GoodGoodGoodGood495097.5
May 2005GoodGoodGoodGood495096.5
May 2003GoodGoodGoodGood495097.5
June 2001GoodGoodGoodVery Good495097.5
July 1999GoodGoodGoodVery Good435097.6
August 1997GoodGoodGoodVery Good335097.7
August 1995GoodGoodGoodGood315097.8
April 1993GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good330097.8
January 1991GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good290098.0

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2018 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1-Good2-Fair3-Poor4-Serious
Substructure
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.114112200
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.171170100
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.2242101400
Deck
Reinforced Concrete Slabsq. ft.4444000