S.H. 48 over ELM CREEK


+34.49851, -96.40932
34°29'55" N, 96°24'34" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:S.H. 48 over ELM CREEK
Structure number:062920000000000
Old structure number:1516 0592 X (from 1992 edition)
Location:6.0 MI N JOHNSON CL
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Major Collector (Rural) [07]
Length of largest span:9.8 ft. [3.0 m]
Total length:38.1 ft. [11.6 m]
Roadway width between curbs:24.0 ft. [7.3 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:24.0 ft. [7.3 m]
Skew angle:30°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1938
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:M 18 / H 20 [4]
Number of main spans:3
Main spans material:Concrete [1]
Main spans design:Culvert [19]
Deck type:Not applicable [N]

Latest Available Inspection: October 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Good
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:1,400 [as of 2016]
Truck traffic:15% of total traffic
Structural appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
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:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Channel protection:Bank protection is being eroded. River control devices and/or embankment have major damage. Trees and rush restrict the channel. [5]
Pier/abutment protection:Navigation protection not required [1]
Culvert condition:Shrinkage cracks, light scaling and insignificant spalling which does not expose reinforcing steel. Insignificant damage caused by drift with no misalignment and not requiring corrective action. Some minor scouring has occured near curtain walls, wingwalls or pipes. Metal culverts have a smooth symmetrical curvature with superficial corrosion and no pitting. [7]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Sufficiency rating:78.2
Recommended work:Widening of existing bridge or other major structure without deck rehabilitation or replacement [33]
Estimated cost of work:$644,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionCulvert ConditionADTSuff. Rating
October 2018Good7 out of 10140078.2
September 2016Good7 out of 10140078.4
September 2014Good7 out of 10140078.4
September 2012Good7 out of 10140091.4
September 2010Good7 out of 10160087.8
September 2008Good7 out of 10170087.5
May 2006Good7 out of 10140088.4
March 2004Fair6 out of 10140088.4
May 2002Fair6 out of 10126088.7
April 2000Fair5 out of 10132077.0
February 1996Good8 out of 10110089.2
December 1993Fair5 out of 10110077.7
November 1991Fair5 out of 10100079.1