US 83 over Arroyo Molletes


+26.94812, -99.32585
26°56'53" N, 99°19'33" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:US 83 over Arroyo Molletes
Structure number:212530003804064
Location:9.7 Mi S of FM 3169
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Other (Rural) [02]
Length of largest span:9.8 ft. [3.0 m]
Total length:33.1 ft. [10.1 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1953
Historic significance:Bridge is possibly eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [3]
Design load:M 18 / H 20 [4]
Number of main spans:3
Main spans material:Concrete [1]
Main spans design:Culvert [19]
Deck type:Not applicable [N]

Latest Available Inspection: April 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Good
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:6,350 [as of 2013]
Truck traffic:21% of total traffic
Structural 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:75.9

Previous Inspections

DateConditionCulvert ConditionADTSuff. Rating
April 2017Good7 out of 10635075.9
April 2015Good7 out of 10635076.6
April 2013Good7 out of 10550076.6
May 2011Good7 out of 10670075.6
May 2009Good7 out of 10670075.9
May 2007Good7 out of 10547076.9
May 2005Good7 out of 10570075.9
May 2003Fair6 out of 10530076.6
July 2001Good7 out of 10550076.6
July 1999Good7 out of 10590076.6
October 1997Good7 out of 10530076.6
October 1995Good7 out of 10510075.6
May 1993Good7 out of 10390084.1
December 1988Good7 out of 10350082.2

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Reinforced Concrete Culvertlinear ft.2502262400