+33.84813, -95.67938
33°50'53" N, 95°40'46" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
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Name:FM 197 over PARSON CREEK
Structure number:011390076901003
Location:1.10 MI E OF FM 1499
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Major Collector (Rural) [07]
Length of largest span:24.9 ft. [7.6 m]
Total length:49.9 ft. [15.2 m]
Roadway width between curbs:19.4 ft. [5.9 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:21.3 ft. [6.5 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1952
Historic significance:Bridge is possibly eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [3]
Design load:M 9 / H 10 [1]
Number of main spans:2
Main spans material:Concrete [1]
Main spans design:Slab [01]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: January 2015 

Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:320 [as of 2011]
Truck traffic:3% 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:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
Deck geometry appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
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]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Operating rating:36.6 tons [33.3 metric tons]
Inventory rating:16.8 tons [15.3 metric tons]
Evaluation:Functionally obsolete [2]
Sufficiency rating:52.7
Recommended work:Other structural work, including hydraulic replacements. [38]
Estimated cost of work:$3,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
January 201552.7Functionally obsoleteGoodGoodSatisfactory320
January 201352.7Functionally obsoleteGoodGoodSatisfactory320
December 201052.9Functionally obsoleteGoodGoodSatisfactory270
January 200952.9Functionally obsoleteGoodGoodSatisfactory290
March 200755.7Functionally obsoleteGoodGoodGood270
July 200555.7Functionally obsoleteGoodGoodGood270
May 200355.5Functionally obsoleteGoodGoodGood320
May 200155.5Functionally obsoleteGoodGoodGood270
April 199953.7Functionally obsoleteGoodGoodGood280
April 199755.7Not deficientGoodGoodSatisfactory270
September 199655.7Not deficientSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory270
January 199564.0Not deficientSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory260
June 199364.0Not deficientSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory320
April 199164.0Not deficientSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory310