+28.46663, -98.54740
28°27'60" N, 98°32'51" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:SH 16 over FRIO RIVER
Structure number:151620051702022
Location:0.25 MI S OF SH 72 WEST
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Rural) [06]
Length of largest span:89.9 ft. [27.4 m]
Total length:681.1 ft. [207.6 m]
Roadway width between curbs:44.0 ft. [13.4 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:45.9 ft. [14.0 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1954
Year reconstructed:1995
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: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:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: July 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:13,350 [as of 2013]
Truck traffic:26% of total traffic
Deck condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Deck geometry appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
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]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Sufficiency rating:66.8

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
July 2018FairFairSatisfactoryGood1335066.8
July 2016FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood1335067.5
January 2015FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood1335067.5
January 2013FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood730067.5
January 2011FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood210072.5
February 2009FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood280070.1
February 2007FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood320070.8
January 2005FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood320070.5
February 2003FairSatisfactoryGoodGood290071.2
February 2001FairSatisfactoryGoodGood260077.2
December 1998FairSatisfactoryGoodVery Good270076.7
June 1996FairSatisfactoryGoodVery Good175081.2
April 1994GoodGoodGoodGood165079.1
September 1991GoodVery GoodGoodGood170080.0