+29.92551, -99.04715
29°55'32" N, 99°02'50" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
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Name:FM 480 over VERDE CREEK
Structure number:151330085501014
Location:2.0 MI S OF SH 27
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Major Collector (Rural) [07]
Length of largest span:80.1 ft. [24.4 m]
Total length:259.9 ft. [79.2 m]
Roadway width between curbs:34.1 ft. [10.4 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:36.1 ft. [11.0 m]
Skew angle:30°
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1973
Historic significance:Bridge is possibly eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [3]
Design load:MS 18 / HS 20 [5]
Number of main spans:2
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: January 2015 

Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:1,350 [as of 2011]
Truck traffic:4% of total traffic
Deck condition:Very Good [8 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Very Good [8 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
Deck geometry appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Water adequacy appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Better than present minimum criteria [7]
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 assessed or calculated scour condition. [5]
Operating rating:48.5 tons [44.1 metric tons]
Inventory rating:35.6 tons [32.4 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:96.5

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
January 201596.5Not deficientVery GoodVery GoodGood1350
January 201396.5Not deficientVery GoodVery GoodGood1350
January 201196.4Not deficientVery GoodVery GoodGood1450
December 200898.1Not deficientVery GoodVery GoodGood1700
January 200797.7Not deficientVery GoodVery GoodGood1150
November 200498.7Not deficientVery GoodVery GoodGood1150
October 200298.7Not deficientVery GoodSatisfactorySatisfactory1150
October 200098.6Not deficientVery GoodVery GoodSatisfactory1200
October 199898.4Not deficientVery GoodVery GoodSatisfactory1400
June 199698.9Not deficientVery GoodVery GoodGood990
January 199498.9Not deficientVery GoodVery GoodGood950
September 199198.2Not deficientVery GoodVery GoodGood680