FM 126 over Elm Creek


+32.28364, -100.18518
32°17'01" N, 100°11'07" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:FM 126 over Elm Creek
Structure number:081770073304001
Location:7.35 MI E of SH 153
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Major Collector (Rural) [07]
Length of largest span:3.9 ft. [1.2 m]
Total length:41.0 ft. [12.5 m]
Roadway width between curbs:54.1 ft. [16.5 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:55.4 ft. [16.9 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1930
Year reconstructed:1984
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:8
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:150 [as of 2013]
Truck traffic:34% of total traffic
Structural appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Deck geometry appraisal:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
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]
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:85.4
Recommended work:Other structural work, including hydraulic replacements. [38]
Estimated cost of work:$120,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionCulvert ConditionADTSuff. Rating
March 2017Fair6 out of 1015085.4
March 2015Fair6 out of 1015085.1
March 2013Fair6 out of 1036084.5
March 2011Fair6 out of 1028085.0
February 2009Good7 out of 1023089.2
February 2007Good7 out of 1014071.9
January 2005Good7 out of 1014066.3
February 2003Good7 out of 1014069.0
May 2001Good7 out of 1014055.3
June 1999Good8 out of 1013069.5
June 1997Good7 out of 1014069.5
May 1995Good7 out of 1010079.1
April 1993Good8 out of 1012083.1
July 1990Good8 out of 1012083.1