SH 44 over DRAW


+27.82727, -98.47054
27°49'38" N, 98°28'14" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:SH 44 over DRAW
Structure number:220670023705042
Location:8.70 MI SE OF US 59
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Other (Rural) [02]
Length of largest span:9.8 ft. [3.0 m]
Total length:43.0 ft. [13.1 m]
Roadway width between curbs:44.0 ft. [13.4 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:45.6 ft. [13.9 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1959
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:4
Main spans material:Concrete [1]
Main spans design:Culvert [19]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: July 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:5,620 [as of 2018]
Truck traffic:23% of total traffic
Structural appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Deck geometry 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:Deterioration or initial disintegration, minor chloride contamination, cracking with some leaching, or spalls on concrete or masonry walls and slabs. Local minor scouring at curtain walls, wingwalls or pipes. Metal culverts have a smooth curvature, non-symmetrical shape, significant corrosion or moderate pitting. [6]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Sufficiency rating:74.9

Previous Inspections

DateConditionCulvert ConditionADTSuff. Rating
July 2018Fair6 out of 10562074.9
July 2016Good7 out of 10562074.6
July 2014Good7 out of 10420079.3
August 2012Good7 out of 10420079.3
September 2010Good7 out of 10260086.2
November 2008Good7 out of 10310085.4
November 2004Good7 out of 10290094.1
February 2001Good7 out of 10260094.5
May 1999Good7 out of 10280088.6
September 1997Good7 out of 10250089.5
July 1995Good7 out of 10350087.6
February 1993Good7 out of 10310087.8

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Reinforced Concrete Culvertlinear ft.1821156700
Bridge Rail
Steel or Aluminum Bridge Raillinear ft.100100000