US 259 over RED RIVER

This bridge is no longer in the current National Bridge Inventory database, and has likely been demolished or abandoned.


+33.68466, -94.69415
33°41'05" N, 94°41'39" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:US 259 over RED RIVER
Structure number:190190008504022
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Other (Rural) [02]
Length of largest span:100.1 ft. [30.5 m]
Total length:2007.0 ft. [611.7 m]
Roadway width between curbs:27.6 ft. [8.4 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:30.8 ft. [9.4 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1961
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:Steel continuous [4]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Monolithic Concrete (concurrently placed with structural deck) [1]

Latest Available Inspection: June 2016

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:2,570 [as of 2013]
Truck traffic:21% of total traffic
Deck condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Deck geometry appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
Water adequacy appraisal:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Channel protection:Bank protection is being eroded. River control devices and/or embankment have major damage. Trees and rush restrict the channel. [5]
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:56.0
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$3,908,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
June 2016FairFairSatisfactoryFair257056.0
June 2014FairFairSatisfactorySatisfactory250069.6
July 2012FairFairSatisfactorySatisfactory250058.3
June 2010FairFairSatisfactoryFair230047.0
July 2008FairFairSatisfactoryFair260047.0
June 2006FairSatisfactoryFairGood250048.0
June 2004FairSatisfactoryFairGood250047.6
July 2002FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood195065.6
August 2000FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood195065.6
August 1998FairSatisfactorySatisfactoryGood210063.6
June 1993GoodGoodGoodVery Good150072.4
April 1991GoodGoodGoodVery Good155072.2