+34.72557, -100.36164
34°43'32" N, 100°21'42" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
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Name:SH 256 over WET SALT CREEK
Structure number:250380038103005
Location:3.077MI E HALL CL
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Rural) [06]
Length of largest span:35.1 ft. [10.7 m]
Total length:140.1 ft. [42.7 m]
Roadway width between curbs:40.0 ft. [12.2 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:42.3 ft. [12.9 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1939
Year reconstructed:1979
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:4
Main spans material:Steel [3]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: August 2015 

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:1,770 [as of 2013]
Truck traffic:23% 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:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
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]
Operating rating:35.6 tons [32.4 metric tons]
Inventory rating:25.7 tons [23.4 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:79.9
Recommended work:Other structural work, including hydraulic replacements. [38]
Estimated cost of work:$140,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
August 201579.9FairGoodSatisfactoryGood-1770
August 201385.6FairGoodSatisfactoryGood-490
August 201185.6FairGoodSatisfactoryGood-500
August 200986.9FairGoodSatisfactoryGood-490
September 200786.1FairGoodSatisfactoryGood-680
August 200586.1FairGoodSatisfactoryGood-690
September 200387.9FairGoodSatisfactoryGood-650
September 200179.6GoodGoodGoodGood-580
September 199969.5FairGoodGoodFair-500
March 199869.8FairGoodGoodFair-450
March 199669.8FairGoodGoodFair-450
May 199453.1PoorVery GoodVery GoodPoorSD410
March 199256.8PoorVery GoodVery GoodPoorSD450
June 199073.7FairVery GoodVery GoodFair-450