+30.11502, -99.28902
30°06'54" N, 99°17'20" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
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Name:SH 27 over FALL CREEK
Structure number:151330014203010
Location:2.6 MI SE OF FM 429
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Major Collector (Rural) [07]
Length of largest span:27.9 ft. [8.5 m]
Total length:170.9 ft. [52.1 m]
Roadway width between curbs:39.4 ft. [12.0 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:43.3 ft. [13.2 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1934
Year reconstructed:1963
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:6
Main spans material:Concrete [1]
Main spans design:Tee beam [04]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: January 2015 

Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:2,000 [as of 2011]
Truck traffic:4% 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:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Channel protection:Bank is beginning to slump. River control devices and embankment protection have widespread minor damage. There is minor stream bed movement evident. Debris is restricting the channel slightly. [6]
Scour condition:Bridge foundations determined to be stable for the assessed or calculated scour condition. [8]
Operating rating:41.6 tons [37.8 metric tons]
Inventory rating:24.8 tons [22.5 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:83.4

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
January 201583.4Not deficientGoodGoodSatisfactory2000
January 201383.4Not deficientGoodGoodSatisfactory2000
January 201186.5Not deficientGoodGoodSatisfactory2000
December 200886.6Not deficientGoodGoodSatisfactory1950
December 200688.5Not deficientGoodGoodSatisfactory1500
December 200493.7Not deficientVery GoodGoodSatisfactory1500
January 200394.7Not deficientVery GoodGoodGood1500
October 200094.9Not deficientVery GoodVery GoodSatisfactory1400
October 199889.8Not deficientVery GoodVery GoodSatisfactory1350
May 199695.5Not deficientGoodVery GoodGood1100
January 199495.5Not deficientGoodVery GoodGood1150
September 199195.1Not deficientVery GoodGoodGood950