+33.51835, -95.74765
33°31'06" N, 95°44'52" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
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Name:FM 38 over ROWDY CREEK
Structure number:011390074902035
Location:2.0 MI SW OF FM 137
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Major Collector (Rural) [07]
Length of largest span:95.1 ft. [29.0 m]
Total length:174.9 ft. [53.3 m]
Roadway width between curbs:34.1 ft. [10.4 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:36.4 ft. [11.1 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1983
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 18 / HS 20 [5]
Main span material:Prestressed concrete [5]
Main span design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: September 2016 

Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:230 [as of 2013]
Truck traffic:9% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Deck geometry appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
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]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Operating rating:48.5 tons [44.1 metric tons]
Inventory rating:35.6 tons [32.4 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:99.8

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
September 201699.8Not deficientGoodGoodSatisfactory230
January 201598.7Not deficientGoodGoodGood270
January 201398.7Not deficientGoodGoodGood270
December 201099.7Not deficientGoodVery GoodGood290
March 200999.6Not deficientGoodVery GoodGood340
April 200799.6Not deficientGoodVery GoodGood350
June 200597.6Not deficientGoodVery GoodSatisfactory410
May 200399.6Not deficientGoodVery GoodSatisfactory340
May 200199.5Not deficientGoodVery GoodSatisfactory420
April 199999.6Not deficientVery GoodVery GoodSatisfactory340
April 199788.6Not deficientVery GoodVery GoodFair330
August 199696.6Not deficientVery GoodVery GoodVery Good330
January 199596.7Not deficientVery GoodVery GoodVery Good300
May 199396.8Not deficientVery GoodVery GoodVery Good200
April 199196.7Not deficientExcellentExcellentExcellent320