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US 281 over PEDERNALES RIVER

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Coordinates:
+30.29115, -98.40082
30°17'28" N, 98°24'03" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
Information not verified. Use at your own risk.

Facts 

Name:US 281 over PEDERNALES RIVER
Structure number:140160025203024
Location:1.2 MI N OF US 290 W
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Other (Rural) [02]
Length of largest span:129.9 ft. [39.6 m]
Total length:681.1 ft. [207.6 m]
Roadway width between curbs:63.7 ft. [19.4 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:65.9 ft. [20.1 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1954
Year reconstructed:1984
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:4
Main spans material:Steel continuous [4]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Corrugated Steel [6]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: April 2015 

Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:8,760 [as of 2013]
Truck traffic:19% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 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:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
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:30.7 tons [27.9 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:79.7

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
April 201579.7Not deficientGoodGoodGood8760
June 201380.7Not deficientGoodGoodGood8000
June 201180.7Not deficientGoodGoodGood8800
July 200980.9Not deficientGoodGoodGood9500
July 200783.8Not deficientGoodGoodGood9460
May 200597.0Not deficientGoodGoodGood8600
April 200398.0Not deficientVery GoodSatisfactoryGood7900
April 200198.0Not deficientVery GoodSatisfactoryGood9400
June 199988.2Not deficientVery GoodSatisfactoryGood6400
June 199789.2Not deficientVery GoodSatisfactorySatisfactory4900
June 199588.2Not deficientVery GoodSatisfactorySatisfactory5100
May 199394.1Not deficientVery GoodSatisfactorySatisfactory4300
September 199195.1Not deficientVery GoodSatisfactorySatisfactory4700