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FM 480 over GUADALUPE RIVER

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Coordinates:
+29.94665, -99.03758
29°56'48" N, 99°02'15" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
Information not verified. Use at your own risk.

Facts 

Name:FM 480 over GUADALUPE RIVER
Structure number:151330085501017
Location:0.2 MI S OF SH 27
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Major Collector (Rural) [07]
Length of largest span:92.9 ft. [28.3 m]
Total length:819.9 ft. [249.9 m]
Roadway width between curbs:40.0 ft. [12.2 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:45.9 ft. [14.0 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1979
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 18 / HS 20 [5]
Number of main spans:9
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:3,600 [as of 2011]
Truck traffic:3% of total traffic
Deck condition:Very Good [8 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: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 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:96.7

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
January 201596.7Not deficientVery GoodGoodGood3600
January 201396.7Not deficientVery GoodGoodGood3600
January 201197.7Not deficientVery GoodGoodGood3600
December 200897.7Not deficientVery GoodGoodGood3500
January 200798.7Not deficientVery GoodGoodGood3500
November 200498.7Not deficientVery GoodGoodGood3500
October 200299.7Not deficientVery GoodGoodSatisfactory3500
October 200099.6Not deficientVery GoodVery GoodSatisfactory3800
October 199899.6Not deficientVery GoodVery GoodSatisfactory3900
June 199699.7Not deficientGoodVery GoodGood3200
January 199497.8Not deficientVery GoodVery GoodGood2900
September 199197.8Not deficientVery GoodVery GoodGood2500