US 277 over COW CREEK


+29.13777, -100.66239
29°08'16" N, 100°39'45" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:US 277 over COW CREEK
Structure number:221360029902024
Location:2.35 MI S OF RM 693
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Other (Rural) [02]
Length of largest span:35.1 ft. [10.7 m]
Total length:210.0 ft. [64.0 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:1940
Year reconstructed:1972
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:6
Main spans material:Concrete [1]
Main spans design:Tee beam [04]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: September 2016

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:3,040 [as of 2013]
Truck traffic:24% 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:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
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:88.6

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
September 2016FairGoodSatisfactoryGood304088.6
October 2014FairGoodSatisfactoryGood280089.1
October 2012FairGoodSatisfactoryGood280089.1
October 2010FairGoodSatisfactoryGood250087.5
October 2008FairGoodSatisfactoryGood260094.0
November 2006PoorGoodSeriousGood300050.0
December 2004FairGoodFairVery Good280084.8
November 2002FairGoodSatisfactoryGood260093.9
February 2001GoodGoodGoodGood240093.9
February 1999GoodVery GoodGoodVery Good240093.9
October 1996GoodVery GoodGoodVery Good200093.9
August 1994FairVery GoodFairVery Good190082.9
August 1992GoodVery GoodGoodVery Good180091.7

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2018 edition. This feature is experimental.
Reinforced Concrete Girder/Beamlinear ft.1,0501,0232700
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.100100000
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.235235000
Pourable Jointlinear ft.250250000
Open Jointlinear ft.100100000
Elastomeric Bearingeach4848000
Movable Bearingeach3003000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.5,9945,994000
Fixed Bearingeach3003000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.5,9945,994000
Bridge Rail
Steel or Aluminum Bridge Raillinear ft.420418200
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.5,9945,994000