US 83 over Arroyo de los Mudos


+26.48576, -99.05691
26°29'09" N, 99°03'25" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:US 83 over Arroyo de los Mudos
Structure number:212140003806030
Location:5.00 Mi NW of FM 650
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Other (Rural) [02]
Length of largest span:7.9 ft. [2.4 m]
Total length:69.9 ft. [21.3 m]
Roadway width between curbs:48.6 ft. [14.8 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:66.3 ft. [20.2 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1929
Year reconstructed:1958
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:8
Main spans material:Concrete [1]
Main spans design:Culvert [19]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: April 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Good
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:5,090 [as of 2013]
Truck traffic:21% of total traffic
Structural appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Deck geometry appraisal:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
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:79.8

Previous Inspections

DateConditionCulvert ConditionADTSuff. Rating
April 2017Good7 out of 10509079.8
April 2015Good7 out of 10509079.5
April 2013Good7 out of 10440081.0
May 2011Fair6 out of 10500078.7
May 2009Fair6 out of 10590075.9
May 2007Fair6 out of 10580078.3
June 2005Fair6 out of 10580077.3
June 2003Fair6 out of 10530079.0
July 2001Good7 out of 10520078.1
July 1999Good7 out of 10470079.2
September 1997Good7 out of 10450079.6
September 1995Good7 out of 10400080.9
April 1993Good7 out of 10390081.1
December 1988Good8 out of 10340084.5

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2018 edition. This feature is experimental.
Reinforced Concrete Culvertlinear ft.54447360110
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.173173000