+35.03276, -100.39564
35°01'58" N, 100°23'44" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:FM 1547 over SALT FORK OF RED RIV
Structure number:250440084403008
Location:3.75 MI N OF FM 1981
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Major Collector (Rural) [07]
Length of largest span:40.0 ft. [12.2 m]
Total length:1080.1 ft. [329.2 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:1961
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:27
Main spans material:Concrete [1]
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:90 [as of 2013]
Truck traffic:16% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Deck geometry appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
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]
Operating rating:47.5 tons [43.2 metric tons]
Inventory rating:28.7 tons [26.1 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:79.5
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$1,644,000

Previous Inspections

DateSuff. RatingConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureSD/FOADT
August 201579.5FairSatisfactoryFairFair-90
August 201379.5FairSatisfactoryFairFair-90
July 201180.5FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory-90
October 201080.8FairSatisfactoryFairFair-80
July 200980.8FairGoodFairFair-90
July 200881.8FairGoodFairFair-100
July 200781.8FairGoodFairFair-80
July 200681.8FairGoodFairFair-80
July 200581.8FairGoodFairFair-80
July 200481.6FairGoodFairFair-90
August 200381.7FairGoodFairFair-50
January 200381.6FairGoodFairFair-80
August 200166.2FairGoodFairFair-80
November 199966.1FairVery GoodFairFair-90
October 199866.2FairSatisfactoryFairFair-70
October 199761.2FairSatisfactoryFairFair-70
November 199645.0PoorPoorPoorPoorSD70
November 199545.1PoorPoorPoorPoorSD60
March 199445.0PoorPoorPoorPoorSD70
March 199351.0PoorFairPoorPoorSD100
January 199247.7PoorFairPoorPoorSD140

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2016 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1. Good2. Fair3. Poor4. Serious
Reinforced Concrete Girder/Beamlinear ft.2,9662,5491972200
Steel Columneach1911800
Reinforced Concrete Columneach50511340
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.1611410
Steel Pier Caplinear ft.3003000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.5,9945,994000
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.1998344720
Pourable Jointlinear ft.2081920016