+30.20317, -98.37673
30°12'11" N, 98°22'36" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
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Name:US 281 SB over MILLER CREEK
Structure number:140160011305062
Location:0.1 MI N OF US 290 E
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Other (Rural) [02]
Length of largest span:49.9 ft. [15.2 m]
Total length:252.0 ft. [76.8 m]
Roadway width between curbs:27.9 ft. [8.5 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:31.2 ft. [9.5 m]
Skew angle:45°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1962
Historic significance:Bridge is possibly eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [3]
Design load:M 18 / H 20 [4]
Number of main spans:5
Main spans material:Prestressed concrete [5]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: April 2015 

Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:5,200 [as of 2013]
Truck traffic:4% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Deck geometry appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
Water adequacy appraisal:Superior to present desirable criteria [9]
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 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]
Evaluation:Functionally obsolete [2]
Sufficiency rating:79.4
Recommended work:Other structural work, including hydraulic replacements. [38]
Estimated cost of work:$18,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
April 201579.4Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryGoodGood5200
June 201379.4Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryGoodGood5000
June 201179.3Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryVery GoodGood5450
June 200979.4Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryVery GoodGood5300
June 200777.5Functionally obsoleteSatisfactoryVery GoodGood4400
May 200576.5Functionally obsoleteGoodVery GoodGood4400
April 200378.4Functionally obsoleteVery GoodVery GoodVery Good5050
April 200178.4Functionally obsoleteVery GoodVery GoodVery Good4600
June 199978.5Functionally obsoleteVery GoodVery GoodVery Good3750
June 199778.6Functionally obsoleteVery GoodVery GoodVery Good3200
June 199578.7Functionally obsoleteVery GoodVery GoodVery Good3450
May 199374.8Functionally obsoleteVery GoodVery GoodVery Good2800
September 199175.8Functionally obsoleteVery GoodVery GoodVery Good3150