+28.65409, -99.78426
28°39'15" N, 99°47'03" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:FM 65 over NUECES RIVER
Structure number:222540065201011
Location:4.40 MI SE OF US 83
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Rural) [06]
Length of largest span:40.0 ft. [12.2 m]
Total length:190.0 ft. [57.9 m]
Roadway width between curbs:23.3 ft. [7.1 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:25.3 ft. [7.7 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1957
Historic significance:Bridge is possibly eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [3]
Design load:M 13.5 / H 15 [2]
Main span material:Concrete continuous [2]
Main span design:Slab [01]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: November 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:1,880 [as of 2013]
Truck traffic:33% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Deck geometry appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
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]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Sufficiency rating:75.6

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
November 2018FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory188075.6
November 2016FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory188075.4
December 2014FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory120075.9
January 2013FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory120075.9
January 2011FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory65077.6
December 2008FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory51074.6
November 2006FairVery GoodSatisfactorySatisfactory47074.6
November 2004FairVery GoodGoodSatisfactory47074.3
January 2003FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory47080.4
November 2000GoodGoodGoodGood47080.4
January 1999GoodVery GoodGoodGood45080.4
October 1996GoodVery GoodGoodGood48081.9
May 1994GoodGoodVery GoodGood56080.9