US 83 over Arroyo Tigre Chiquito


+26.69379, -99.10906
26°41'38" N, 99°06'33" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:US 83 over Arroyo Tigre Chiquito
Structure number:212530003805057
Location:6.1 Mi S of FM 2687
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Other (Rural) [02]
Length of largest span:29.9 ft. [9.1 m]
Total length:669.0 ft. [203.9 m]
Roadway width between curbs:47.9 ft. [14.6 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:50.2 ft. [15.3 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1953
Year reconstructed:1971
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:22
Main spans material:Concrete [1]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: April 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:3,950 [as of 2013]
Truck traffic:21% 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:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
Water adequacy appraisal:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
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 the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Sufficiency rating:80.1

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
April 2017FairGoodGoodSatisfactory395080.1
April 2015FairGoodGoodSatisfactory395080.1
April 2013FairGoodGoodSatisfactory310085.5
May 2011FairGoodSatisfactoryFair360071.7
May 2009FairGoodGoodFair440069.9
May 2007FairGoodSatisfactoryFair382072.3
May 2005FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair490069.9
May 2003FairVery GoodSatisfactoryFair470070.7
July 2001FairVery GoodGoodFair450071.7
July 1999FairVery GoodGoodFair400072.5
October 1997FairVery GoodGoodFair380073.1
October 1995FairGoodGoodFair360073.8
May 1993FairVery GoodVery GoodSatisfactory310086.6
July 1991FairVery GoodVery GoodSatisfactory260082.8

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.100881200
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.1,05094011000
Bridge Rail
Steel or Aluminum Bridge Raillinear ft.1,3611,361000