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US 281 NB over BUFFALO HOLLOW

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Coordinates:
+26.78646, -98.10646
26°47'11" N, 98°06'23" W

Facts

Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:US 281 NB over BUFFALO HOLLOW
Structure number:210240025505110
Location:7.4 MI S OF FM 755
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Other (Rural) [02]
Length of largest span:9.8 ft. [3.0 m]
Total length:61.0 ft. [18.6 m]
Roadway width between curbs:37.4 ft. [11.4 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:40.0 ft. [12.2 m]
Skew angle:45°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1988
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 18 / HS 20 [5]
Number of main spans:4
Main spans material:Concrete [1]
Main spans design:Culvert [19]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: February 2017

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Good
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:7,220 [as of 2013]
Truck traffic:23% of total traffic
Structural appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Deck geometry appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Channel protection:Banks are protected or well vegetated. River control devices such as spur dikes and embankment protection are not required or are in a stable condition. [8]
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:98.3

Previous Inspections

DateConditionCulvert ConditionADTSuff. Rating
February 2017Good7 out of 10722098.3
February 2013Fair6 out of 10605098.4
May 2009Fair6 out of 10555098.5
May 2005Fair6 out of 10495096.5
June 2001Good7 out of 10495097.5
August 1997Good7 out of 10435097.6
August 1995Good7 out of 10315097.8
April 1993Good7 out of 10330097.8
January 1991Good8 out of 10290097.0

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
ElementUnitsQuantity1-Good2-Fair3-Poor4-Serious
Culvert
Reinforced Concrete Culvertlinear ft.2289813000
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.146145100