FM 1547 over BUCK CREEK


+34.84639, -100.39958
34°50'47" N, 100°23'58" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:FM 1547 over BUCK CREEK
Structure number:250440084404013
Location:1.2 MI S OF FM 1056
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Major Collector (Rural) [07]
Length of largest span:40.0 ft. [12.2 m]
Total length:480.0 ft. [146.3 m]
Roadway width between curbs:24.0 ft. [7.3 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:25.6 ft. [7.8 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1965
Historic significance:Bridge is possibly eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [3]
Design load:M 18 / H 20 [4]
Number of main spans:12
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: July 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:1,030 [as of 2013]
Truck traffic:30% of total traffic
Deck condition:Fair [5 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:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
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:67.2
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$683,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
July 2017FairFairFairFair103067.2
July 2015FairSatisfactoryFairFair103068.2
July 2013FairSatisfactoryFairFair16080.4
July 2011FairGoodSatisfactoryFair17074.1
July 2009FairGoodSatisfactoryFair16080.4
July 2007FairGoodSatisfactoryFair19080.4
August 2005FairGoodSatisfactoryFair23080.4
August 2003FairGoodSatisfactoryFair26075.8
August 2001FairGoodSatisfactoryFair29056.2
November 1999FairVery GoodSatisfactoryFair22060.8
October 1997FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair22055.8
November 1995PoorSatisfactorySatisfactoryPoor18042.2
February 1994PoorSatisfactorySatisfactoryPoor23042.2
January 1992PoorGoodFairPoor26044.2