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IH 610 over HOUSTON SHIP CHANNEL

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Coordinates:
+29.72499, -95.26623
29°43'30" N, 95°15'58" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:IH 610 over HOUSTON SHIP CHANNEL
Structure number:121020027115377
Location:1.50 MI N OF SH 225
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Interstate (Urban) [11]
Length of largest span:430.1 ft. [131.1 m]
Total length:1230.0 ft. [374.9 m]
Roadway width between curbs:151.6 ft. [46.2 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:154.9 ft. [47.2 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:134.5 ft. [41.0 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1973
Historic significance:Bridge is possibly eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [3]
Design load:MS 18 / HS 20 [5]
Number of main spans:5
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:137,030 [as of 2013]
Truck traffic:8% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 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:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
Water adequacy appraisal:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
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]
Pier/abutment protection:In place and functioning [2]
Scour condition:Countermeasures have been installed to mitigate an existing problem with scour. [7]
Sufficiency rating:74.0
Recommended work:Other structural work, including hydraulic replacements. [38]
Estimated cost of work:$24,105,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
December 2016FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory13703074.0
December 2014FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory12520074.0
February 2013FairFairFairSatisfactory12520073.0
January 2011FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory11777072.0
January 2009FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory12281083.0
February 2007FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory13331083.0
February 2005FairSatisfactoryFairSatisfactory15175071.0
February 2003FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory13307083.0
March 2001FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory12890083.0
April 1999FairGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory12295083.0
February 1997FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory11601083.0
February 1995FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair11282072.0
December 1992FairGoodSatisfactoryFair10151067.0
July 1990FairGoodGoodFair9686065.0

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1-Good2-Fair3-Poor4-Serious
Superstructure
Steel Closed Web/Box Girderlinear ft.6,05006,05000
Steel Girder/Beamlinear ft.7,38007,332480
Steel Floor Beamlinear ft.7,56307,56300
Steel Pin or Pin & Hangar Assemblyeach1201200
Substructure
Reinforced Concrete Pier Walllinear ft.300300000
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.30020010000
Bearings
Movable Bearingeach1201200
Fixed Bearingeach2424000
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.1,2301,2003000
Other Material Bridge Raillinear ft.2,4602,4451500