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FRANKLIN ST over BUFFALO BAYOU

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Coordinates:
+29.76454, -95.36308
29°45'52" N, 95°21'47" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:FRANKLIN ST over BUFFALO BAYOU
Structure number:121020B25401001
Location:0.30 MI W OF MAIN ST
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Local (Urban) [19]
Length of largest span:79.1 ft. [24.1 m]
Total length:350.1 ft. [106.7 m]
Roadway width between curbs:47.2 ft. [14.4 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:80.1 ft. [24.4 m]
Skew angle:99°
Owner:City or Municipal Highway Agency [04]
Year built:1914
Year reconstructed:1998
Historic significance:Bridge is possibly eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [3]
Number of main spans:5
Main spans material:Prestressed concrete [5]
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: October 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Posted for load [P]
Average daily traffic:14,649 [as of 2015]
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:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of replacement [2]
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:Countermeasures have been installed to mitigate an existing problem with scour. [7]
Sufficiency rating:71.8
Recommended work:Other structural work, including hydraulic replacements. [38]
Estimated cost of work:$49,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
October 2017FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory1464971.8
November 2015FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory1464971.5
December 2013FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory1397071.5
December 2011FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory1397071.5
December 2009FairFairSatisfactorySatisfactory1397070.8
December 2007FairFairSatisfactorySatisfactory1397069.8
December 2005FairFairSatisfactorySatisfactory1397090.8
January 2004FairFairSatisfactorySatisfactory1397090.5
January 2002FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory1397088.9
February 2000FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory1397088.9
November 1997PoorFairSeriousPoor1397030.2
May 1996PoorFairSeriousPoor1397030.2