SH 35 over Schwings Bayou


+28.48743, -96.85157
28°29'15" N, 96°51'06" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:SH 35 over Schwings Bayou
Structure number:130290018001043
Location:4.45 MI SW OF SH 185
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Rural) [06]
Length of largest span:40.0 ft. [12.2 m]
Total length:520.0 ft. [158.5 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:1964
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:13
Main spans material:Concrete [1]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: December 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:4,810 [as of 2013]
Truck traffic:12% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Good [7 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 minimum criteria [6]
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]
Pier/abutment protection:Navigation protection not required [1]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Sufficiency rating:66.5

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
December 2018FairGoodGoodSatisfactory481066.5
December 2016FairGoodGoodSatisfactory481066.4
December 2014FairGoodGoodSatisfactory310068.2
December 2012FairGoodGoodSatisfactory310068.2
December 2010FairGoodGoodSatisfactory320067.9
January 2009FairGoodGoodSatisfactory350066.7
January 2007FairVery GoodGoodSatisfactory360063.5
January 2005GoodGoodGoodGood360064.8
February 2003GoodGoodGoodGood380065.8
February 2001FairGoodGoodSatisfactory390065.8
August 1999GoodGoodVery GoodGood410065.8
May 1997GoodGoodVery GoodGood330066.8
March 1995GoodGoodGoodGood350067.8
February 1993GoodGoodVery GoodGood330064.9
March 1991GoodGoodGoodGood310064.9