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BLUEWATER RD over BLUE BRANCH

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Coordinates:
+30.54899, -94.74113
30°32'56" N, 94°44'28" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
Information not verified. Use at your own risk.

Facts 

Name:BLUEWATER RD over BLUE BRANCH
Structure number:111870AA0366002
Location:5.2 MI SE OF FM 943
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Local (Rural) [09]
Length of largest span:15.1 ft. [4.6 m]
Total length:28.9 ft. [8.8 m]
Roadway width between curbs:13.5 ft. [4.1 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:14.4 ft. [4.4 m]
Owner:County Highway Agency [02]
Year built:1974
Historic significance:Bridge is possibly eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [3]
Number of main spans:2
Main spans material:Wood or timber [7]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Wood or Timber [8]
Wearing surface:Wood or Timber [7]

Latest Available Inspection: August 2015 

Status:Posted for load [P]
Average daily traffic:55 [as of 2015]
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of replacement [2]
Deck geometry appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
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 in need of minor repairs. River control devices and embankment protection have a little minor damage. Banks and/or channel have minor amounts of drift. [7]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for assessed or calculated scour condition. [5]
Operating rating:13.9 tons [12.6 metric tons]
Inventory rating:10.9 tons [9.9 metric tons]
Evaluation:Structurally deficient [1]
Sufficiency rating:33.3
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$3,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
August 201533.3Structurally deficientGoodSatisfactoryFair55
March 201423.0Structurally deficientSatisfactoryPoorFair55
August 201123.0Structurally deficientGoodPoorFair55
June 200933.5Structurally deficientGoodSatisfactoryFair55
June 200733.5Structurally deficientGoodSatisfactoryFair55
June 200549.8Not deficientGoodSatisfactorySatisfactory55
May 200329.1Structurally deficientVery GoodFairGood55
June 200129.2Structurally deficientGoodFairFair55
April 199923.2Structurally deficientGoodFairImminent Failure55
April 199725.2Structurally deficientGoodFairPoor55
March 199525.1Structurally deficientGoodFairPoor50
May 199322.3Structurally deficientGoodFairSerious50
July 199124.3Structurally deficientGoodGoodPoor50
May 199024.3Structurally deficientVery GoodGoodPoor50