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SH 7 over BRAZOS RIVER

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Coordinates:
+31.28789, -96.96871
31°17'16" N, 96°58'07" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:SH 7 over BRAZOS RIVER
Structure number:090740038201028
Location:4.30 MI W OF BUS SH 6
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Rural) [06]
Length of largest span:174.9 ft. [53.3 m]
Total length:678.2 ft. [206.7 m]
Roadway width between curbs:29.9 ft. [9.1 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:33.1 ft. [10.1 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1962
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:3
Main spans material:Steel continuous [4]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Monolithic Concrete (concurrently placed with structural deck) [1]

Latest Available Inspection: December 2016

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:4,820 [as of 2013]
Truck traffic:9% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Deck geometry appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
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:58.4
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$4,200,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
December 2016FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory482058.4
December 2014FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory410059.4
February 2013FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory410059.4
January 2011FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood420059.7
January 2009FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood430059.7
January 2007FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood490059.7
February 2005FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood490057.7
April 2003FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory500055.8
March 2001FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory500057.8
July 1999FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood450056.8
August 1997FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood410055.8
January 1995FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood370065.9
March 1993FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory400057.8
September 1991FairSatisfactoryGoodVery Good330068.4