US 277 over COW CREEK


+29.86859, -100.79483
29°52'07" N, 100°47'41" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:US 277 over COW CREEK
Structure number:222330016005048
Location:10.45 MI N OF US 377
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Other (Rural) [02]
Length of largest span:9.8 ft. [3.0 m]
Total length:22.0 ft. [6.7 m]
Roadway width between curbs:42.0 ft. [12.8 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:73.2 ft. [22.3 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1959
Historic significance:Bridge is possibly eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [3]
Number of main spans:2
Main spans material:Concrete [1]
Main spans design:Culvert [19]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: October 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:810 [as of 2013]
Truck traffic:21% of total traffic
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 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: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:85.3

Previous Inspections

DateConditionCulvert ConditionADTSuff. Rating
October 2018Fair6 out of 1081085.3
October 2016Fair6 out of 1081085.0
November 2014Fair6 out of 1095084.5
December 2012Fair6 out of 1095084.5
December 2010Fair6 out of 1092089.9
December 2008Fair6 out of 10105089.9
December 2004Good7 out of 1087094.8
January 2001Good7 out of 10110094.7
February 1999Good7 out of 10115094.7
October 1996Good7 out of 1069094.8
September 1994Good7 out of 10105094.8
May 1990Good7 out of 1068090.9

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Reinforced Concrete Culvertlinear ft.1471153200
Bridge Rail
Steel or Aluminum Bridge Raillinear ft.2525000
Other Material Bridge Raillinear ft.2525000