SH 16 over Frio River Relief


+28.47872, -98.54873
28°28'43" N, 98°32'55" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:SH 16 over Frio River Relief
Structure number:151620051702060
Location:0.50 Mi N of SH 72 W
Purpose:Carries highway over relief for waterway
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Rural) [06]
Length of largest span:29.9 ft. [9.1 m]
Total length:607.0 ft. [185.0 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:1956
Year reconstructed:1993
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:20
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: July 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:10,120 [as of 2013]
Truck traffic:26% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
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:81.5

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
July 2018FairGoodSatisfactoryGood1012081.5
July 2016FairGoodSatisfactoryGood1012081.5
January 2015FairGoodSatisfactoryGood480081.5
January 2013FairGoodSatisfactoryGood480081.5
January 2011GoodGoodGoodGood180089.1
February 2009GoodGoodGoodGood200088.3
February 2007GoodGoodGoodGood210089.9
January 2005GoodVery GoodGoodGood175091.3
February 2003FairVery GoodSatisfactoryGood150090.0
February 2001FairGoodSatisfactoryGood145090.2
December 1998FairGoodSatisfactoryVery Good130090.9
June 1996GoodGoodGoodVery Good120091.3
April 1994GoodVery GoodVery GoodVery Good110091.7
September 1991FairGoodGoodSatisfactory115082.6