+28.64365, -96.60711
28°38'37" N, 96°36'26" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:SH 35 over LAVACA BAY
Structure number:130290017910061
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Other (Rural) [02]
Length of largest span:100.1 ft. [30.5 m]
Total length:11902.5 ft. [3627.7 m]
Roadway width between curbs:51.5 ft. [15.7 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:63.3 ft. [19.3 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:42.7 ft. [13.0 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1961
Historic significance:Bridge is eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [2]
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: March 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:10,250 [as of 2013]
Truck traffic:13% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Deck geometry appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
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 but in a deteriorated condition [3]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Sufficiency rating:51.0
Recommended work:Other structural work, including hydraulic replacements. [38]
Estimated cost of work:$1,369,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
March 2018FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair1025051.0
March 2016FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair1025050.8
September 2014FairGoodSatisfactoryFair1010050.8
August 2012FairGoodSatisfactoryFair1010050.8
August 2010FairGoodFairFair1010051.0
August 2008FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair1060052.0
September 2006FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair1160052.9
August 2004FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair1100052.7
June 2002FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair1100052.7
March 2000FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair910052.7
March 1998FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair920054.7
August 1995FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryFair1030054.0
May 1994PoorSatisfactorySatisfactoryPoor890038.1
August 1991PoorSatisfactorySatisfactoryPoor610049.1