+28.54001, -99.84902
28°32'24" N, 99°50'56" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:US 83 over PALM CREEK
Structure number:220640003705061
Location:0.05 MI NE OF FM 790
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Other Principal Arterial (Urban) [14]
Length of largest span:7.9 ft. [2.4 m]
Total length:25.9 ft. [7.9 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1957
Year reconstructed:1998
Historic significance:Bridge is possibly eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [3]
Number of main spans:3
Main spans material:Concrete [1]
Main spans design:Culvert [19]
Deck type:Not applicable [N]

Latest Available Inspection: November 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Good
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:14,200 [as of 2013]
Truck traffic:16% of total traffic
Structural appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
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]
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:71.3

Previous Inspections

DateConditionCulvert ConditionADTSuff. Rating
November 2018Good7 out of 101420071.3
November 2016Good7 out of 101420071.0
November 2014Good7 out of 10780085.6
December 2012Good7 out of 10780085.6
January 2011Good7 out of 10700086.4
February 2009Fair6 out of 10700073.2
January 2007Fair6 out of 10770082.1
January 2005Fair6 out of 10770082.1
December 2000Fair6 out of 10630082.3
January 1999Good7 out of 10610082.3
October 1996Fair6 out of 10600082.3
May 1994Fair6 out of 10720082.3

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Reinforced Concrete Culvertlinear ft.3833592400
Bridge Rail
Other Material Bridge Raillinear ft.5050000