FM 950 over Colorado River


+29.45324, -96.39635
29°27'12" N, 96°23'47" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:FM 950 over Colorado River
Structure number:130450089702005
Location:0.4 Mi E of SH 71
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Major Collector (Rural) [07]
Length of largest span:134.8 ft. [41.1 m]
Total length:509.9 ft. [155.4 m]
Roadway width between curbs:40.0 ft. [12.2 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:42.0 ft. [12.8 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1980
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 18 / HS 20 [5]
Number of main spans:2
Main spans material:Prestressed concrete [5]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: March 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Good
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:1,650 [as of 2013]
Truck traffic:10% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Deck geometry appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
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 is scour critical; bridge foundations determined to be unstable. [3]
Sufficiency rating:94.9

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
March 2017GoodGoodGoodGood165094.9
April 2015GoodGoodGoodGood165094.9
May 2013GoodGoodGoodGood160096.0
July 2011GoodGoodGoodGood195095.5
July 2009GoodGoodGoodGood195095.5
June 2007GoodGoodGoodGood219095.2
May 2005GoodGoodGoodGood200095.5
June 2003GoodGoodGoodGood150097.1
June 2001GoodGoodGoodGood190097.6
October 1999GoodGoodGoodGood160096.8
August 1997GoodGoodGoodGood125099.1
June 1995GoodGoodGoodGood120099.1
May 1993GoodGoodGoodVery Good135099.0
April 1991GoodVery GoodGoodVery Good115099.1