FM 1943 over DRAIN


+30.60311, -94.28977
30°36'11" N, 94°17'23" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:FM 1943 over DRAIN
Structure number:202290182801006
Location:7.60 MI E OF US 69
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Major Collector (Rural) [07]
Length of largest span:7.9 ft. [2.4 m]
Total length:26.9 ft. [8.2 m]
Roadway width between curbs:27.9 ft. [8.5 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:35.4 ft. [10.8 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1958
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:Concrete [1]
Main spans design:Culvert [19]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: June 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Good
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:720 [as of 2013]
Truck traffic:9% of total traffic
Structural appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Deck geometry appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
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]
Culvert condition:Shrinkage cracks, light scaling and insignificant spalling which does not expose reinforcing steel. Insignificant damage caused by drift with no misalignment and not requiring corrective action. Some minor scouring has occured near curtain walls, wingwalls or pipes. Metal culverts have a smooth symmetrical curvature with superficial corrosion and no pitting. [7]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Sufficiency rating:95.4
Recommended work:Other structural work, including hydraulic replacements. [38]
Estimated cost of work:$1,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionCulvert ConditionADTSuff. Rating
June 2018Good7 out of 1072095.4
June 2016Fair6 out of 1072085.2
June 2014Fair6 out of 1077077.5
August 2012Fair6 out of 1077066.9
September 2010Good7 out of 1058086.6
December 2008Good7 out of 1060086.6
April 2007Good7 out of 1083086.4
June 2005Good7 out of 1066067.3
September 2003Good7 out of 1068067.2
July 2001Good7 out of 1065067.3
October 1999Good7 out of 1073067.2
June 1997Good7 out of 1060086.4
October 1992Good8 out of 1051093.8
November 1988Good8 out of 1057093.7