FM 998 over Rita Blanca Creek


+35.84699, -102.51334
35°50'49" N, 102°30'48" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:FM 998 over Rita Blanca Creek
Structure number:041040162202001
Location:9.2 Mi West JCT US 87
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Minor Collector (Rural) [08]
Length of largest span:24.9 ft. [7.6 m]
Total length:125.0 ft. [38.1 m]
Roadway width between curbs:23.6 ft. [7.2 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:25.3 ft. [7.7 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1952
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:5
Main spans material:Concrete [1]
Main spans design:Slab [01]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: August 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:560 [as of 2013]
Truck traffic:43% of total traffic
Deck condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 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:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
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 assessed or calculated scour condition. [5]
Sufficiency rating:52.1
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$203,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
August 2018FairFairFairSatisfactory56052.1
September 2016FairFairFairSatisfactory56051.9
September 2014FairFairFairSatisfactory70051.2
September 2012FairFairFairSatisfactory70051.2
January 2011FairFairFairSatisfactory76049.0
January 2009FairFairFairSatisfactory49052.4
February 2007FairFairFairSatisfactory37055.6
January 2005FairFairFairSatisfactory37054.0
January 2004FairFairFairSatisfactory43059.0
November 2002FairFairFairSatisfactory35061.4
December 2001PoorPoorPoorSatisfactory35042.5
February 2000PoorPoorPoorSatisfactory44040.8
March 1998FairFairFairSatisfactory32061.5
February 1996FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory34072.7
February 1994FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory22068.9
February 1992FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory10084.2