FM 608 over Sweetwater Creek Branch


+32.24345, -100.47698
32°14'36" N, 100°28'37" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:FM 608 over Sweetwater Creek Branch
Structure number:081770005315026
Location:2.45 MI W of FM 1170
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Major Collector (Rural) [07]
Length of largest span:9.8 ft. [3.0 m]
Total length:23.0 ft. [7.0 m]
Roadway width between curbs:41.7 ft. [12.7 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:43.0 ft. [13.1 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1940
Year reconstructed:1957
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:2
Main spans material:Masonry [8]
Main spans design:Culvert [19]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: March 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:700 [as of 2013]
Truck traffic:15% of total traffic
Structural appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Deck geometry appraisal:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Channel protection:Banks are protected or well vegetated. River control devices such as spur dikes and embankment protection are not required or are in a stable condition. [8]
Culvert condition:Deterioration or initial disintegration, minor chloride contamination, cracking with some leaching, or spalls on concrete or masonry walls and slabs. Local minor scouring at curtain walls, wingwalls or pipes. Metal culverts have a smooth curvature, non-symmetrical shape, significant corrosion or moderate pitting. [6]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Sufficiency rating:74.5
Recommended work:Other structural work, including hydraulic replacements. [38]
Estimated cost of work:$79,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionCulvert ConditionADTSuff. Rating
March 2017Fair6 out of 1070074.5
March 2015Good7 out of 1070074.3
March 2013Good7 out of 1066074.4
March 2011Good7 out of 1068074.5
February 2009Good7 out of 1058074.6
February 2007Good7 out of 1062070.5
January 2005Good7 out of 1055059.5
February 2003Good7 out of 1057064.5
May 2001Good7 out of 1066069.1
May 1999Good7 out of 1065069.1
June 1997Good7 out of 1054069.5
May 1995Good7 out of 1037078.6
April 1993Good8 out of 1052080.2
July 1990Good8 out of 1050084.3