+29.05215, -100.10726
29°03'08" N, 100°06'26" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:FM 481 over MUELA CREEK
Structure number:222540159002008
Location:0.20 MI E OF MAVERICK C/L
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Major Collector (Rural) [07]
Length of largest span:25.9 ft. [7.9 m]
Total length:306.1 ft. [93.3 m]
Roadway width between curbs:34.1 ft. [10.4 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:36.4 ft. [11.1 m]
Skew angle:45°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1983
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 18 / HS 20 [5]
Number of main spans:12
Main spans material:Concrete [1]
Main spans 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:1,216 [as of 2017]
Truck traffic:5% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
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 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:98.9

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
November 2018FairGoodGoodSatisfactory121698.9
November 2016GoodGoodGoodGood117099.4
December 2014GoodGoodGoodGood95099.5
January 2013GoodGoodGoodGood95099.5
January 2011GoodGoodGoodGood92099.0
December 2008GoodGoodGoodGood920100.0
November 2006GoodVery GoodGoodGood870100.0
November 2004GoodGoodGoodGood900100.0
November 2002GoodGoodGoodGood94099.0
November 2000GoodGoodGoodGood940100.0
February 1999GoodVery GoodGoodVery Good800100.0
October 1996GoodVery GoodGoodVery Good650100.0
May 1994GoodVery GoodGoodVery Good650100.0