US 83 over Arroyo Salado


+27.14427, -99.42259
27°08'39" N, 99°25'21" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:US 83 over Arroyo Salado
Structure number:212530003802036
Location:7.1 Mi N of FM 3169
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Other (Rural) [02]
Length of largest span:27.9 ft. [8.5 m]
Total length:200.1 ft. [61.0 m]
Roadway width between curbs:44.0 ft. [13.4 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:46.3 ft. [14.1 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1935
Year reconstructed:1967
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:7
Main spans material:Concrete [1]
Main spans design:Tee beam [04]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Monolithic Concrete (concurrently placed with structural deck) [1]

Latest Available Inspection: April 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:4,640 [as of 2013]
Truck traffic:18% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Good [7 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 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:79.1

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
April 2017FairGoodSatisfactoryGood464079.1
April 2015FairGoodSatisfactoryGood464077.1
April 2013FairGoodSatisfactoryGood430069.6
May 2011FairGoodSatisfactoryGood560069.6
May 2009FairGoodSatisfactoryGood510069.9
May 2007FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory515070.9
May 2005FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory500069.9
May 2003GoodGoodGoodGood470070.6
July 2001GoodGoodGoodGood450071.6
July 1999GoodGoodGoodGood550070.6
October 1997GoodGoodGoodGood450071.6
September 1995GoodGoodVery GoodVery Good470069.6
May 1993GoodGoodGoodGood380062.3
July 1991GoodVery GoodGoodGood320065.7

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Reinforced Concrete Girder/Beamlinear ft.791791000
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.92771500
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.264255810
Elastomeric Bearingeach5656000
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.417417000