FM 1497 over SANDY CREEK


+33.44015, -95.42498
33°26'25" N, 95°25'30" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
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Name:FM 1497 over SANDY CREEK
Structure number:011390132001005
Location:0.50 MI W OF FM 905
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Major Collector (Rural) [07]
Length of largest span:29.9 ft. [9.1 m]
Total length:151.9 ft. [46.3 m]
Roadway width between curbs:24.0 ft. [7.3 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:25.6 ft. [7.8 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1965
Historic significance:Bridge is possibly eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [3]
Design load:M 13.5 / H 15 [2]
Number of main spans:5
Main spans material:Concrete [1]
Main spans 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:60 [as of 2013]
Truck traffic:7% 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:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Water adequacy appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
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 assessed or calculated scour condition. [5]
Operating rating:48.5 tons [44.1 metric tons]
Inventory rating:28.7 tons [26.1 metric tons]
Evaluation:Functionally obsolete [2]
Sufficiency rating:89.8

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
September 201689.8Functionally obsoleteGoodGoodSatisfactory60
January 201582.3Functionally obsoleteGoodGoodSatisfactory130
January 201382.3Functionally obsoleteGoodGoodSatisfactory130
December 201082.6Functionally obsoleteGoodGoodSatisfactory120
February 200988.1Functionally obsoleteGoodGoodSatisfactory100
April 200785.6Functionally obsoleteGoodGoodSatisfactory120
July 200585.6Functionally obsoleteGoodGoodSatisfactory150
July 200386.4Functionally obsoleteGoodGoodSatisfactory140
May 200186.4Functionally obsoleteGoodGoodSatisfactory140
April 199986.4Functionally obsoleteVery GoodGoodSatisfactory110
April 199791.9Not deficientVery GoodGoodSatisfactory120
October 199688.4Not deficientVery GoodGoodSatisfactory120
March 199587.9Not deficientVery GoodGoodSatisfactory140
June 199378.5Not deficientVery GoodGoodSatisfactory110
April 199178.5Not deficientVery GoodVery GoodSatisfactory110