CR 15520 over Big Sandy Creek


+33.50095, -95.44701
33°30'03" N, 95°26'49" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
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Name:CR 15520 over Big Sandy Creek
Structure number:011390AA0430001
Location:1.7 Mi N of FM 1497
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Local (Rural) [09]
Length of largest span:39.0 ft. [11.9 m]
Total length:40.0 ft. [12.2 m]
Roadway width between curbs:15.1 ft. [4.6 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:16.1 ft. [4.9 m]
Owner:County Highway Agency [02]
Year built:1991
Year reconstructed:1994
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Main span material:Steel [3]
Main span design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Monolithic Concrete (concurrently placed with structural deck) [1]

Latest Available Inspection: December 2015 

Status:Open, posting recommended but not legally implemented [B]
Average daily traffic:30 [as of 2010]
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Deck geometry appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Water adequacy appraisal:Meets minimum tolerable limits to be left in place as is [4]
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:35.6 tons [32.4 metric tons]
Inventory rating:26.7 tons [24.3 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:65.2
Recommended work:Other structural work, including hydraulic replacements. [38]
Estimated cost of work:$15,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
December 201565.2Not deficientGoodSatisfactoryFair30
January 201449.2Structurally deficientGoodSatisfactoryPoor30
February 201270.5Not deficientGoodSatisfactoryFair30
February 201080.8Not deficientGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory30
February 200880.8Not deficientGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory30
March 200680.8Not deficientGoodSatisfactoryGood30
February 200481.5Not deficientVery GoodSatisfactoryGood30
January 200283.7Not deficientVery GoodSatisfactoryGood30
February 200076.2Not deficientVery GoodSatisfactoryVery Good50
January 199876.2Not deficientVery GoodGoodVery Good50
February 199676.2Not deficientVery GoodGoodVery Good50
February 199442.6Not deficientVery GoodGoodVery Good50
December 199115.6Structurally deficientSeriousPoorPoor50