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S CONGRESS AVE over LADY BIRD LAKE

Map

Coordinates:
+30.25991, -97.74576
30°15'36" N, 97°44'45" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:S CONGRESS AVE over LADY BIRD LAKE
Structure number:142270B00425007
Location:0.1 MI S OF CESAR CHAVEZ
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Other Principal Arterial (Urban) [14]
Length of largest span:119.1 ft. [36.3 m]
Total length:954.1 ft. [290.8 m]
Roadway width between curbs:60.0 ft. [18.3 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:81.4 ft. [24.8 m]
Owner:City or Municipal Highway Agency [04]
Year built:1909
Year reconstructed:1980
Historic significance:Bridge is possibly eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [3]
Number of main spans:8
Main spans material:Prestressed concrete [5]
Main spans design:Box beam or girders - Multiple [05]
Deck type:Concrete Precast Panels [2]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: March 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:34,580 [as of 2014]
Truck traffic:3% of total traffic
Deck condition:Very Good [8 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:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of replacement [2]
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:Navigation protection not required [1]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for assessed or calculated scour condition. [5]
Sufficiency rating:66.1
Recommended work:Other structural work, including hydraulic replacements. [38]
Estimated cost of work:$143,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
March 2018FairVery GoodGoodSatisfactory3458066.1
April 2016FairVery GoodGoodSatisfactory3458065.8
April 2014FairVery GoodGoodSatisfactory3458065.8
May 2012FairVery GoodGoodSatisfactory3458078.0
April 2010FairVery GoodGoodSatisfactory3458078.0
May 2008FairVery GoodGoodSatisfactory3458078.0
May 2006FairVery GoodGoodSatisfactory3458081.0
May 2004FairVery GoodGoodSatisfactory3458081.0
July 2002GoodVery GoodGoodGood3458081.0
July 2000GoodVery GoodGoodGood3458081.0
June 1998GoodVery GoodGoodGood3458071.5
November 1996GoodVery GoodVery GoodGood3007077.8

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1-Good2-Fair3-Poor4-Serious
Superstructure
Prestressed Concrete Closed Web/Box Girderlinear ft.17,05817,058000
Deck
Reinforced Concrete Top Flangesq. ft.76,94076,940000
Substructure
Reinforced Concrete Pier Walllinear ft.2101407000
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.162162000
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.56746210500
Bearings
Elastomeric Bearingeach288288000
Bridge Rail
Steel or Aluminum Bridge Raillinear ft.1,9061,906000