+34.72557, -100.36164
34°43'32" N, 100°21'42" W
Source: National Bridge Inventory
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Name:SH 256 over WET SALT CREEK
Structure number:250380038103005
Location:3.077MI E HALL CL
Purpose:Carries highway over waterway
Route classification:Minor Arterial (Rural) [06]
Length of largest span:35.1 ft. [10.7 m]
Total length:140.1 ft. [42.7 m]
Roadway width between curbs:40.0 ft. [12.2 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:42.3 ft. [12.9 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1939
Year reconstructed:1979
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:4
Main spans material:Steel [3]
Main spans design:Stringer/Multi-beam or girder [02]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Bituminous [6]

Latest Available Inspection: August 2015 

Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:1,770 [as of 2013]
Truck traffic:23% of total traffic
Deck condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Good [7 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Equal to present minimum criteria [6]
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 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:35.6 tons [32.4 metric tons]
Inventory rating:25.7 tons [23.4 metric tons]
Sufficiency rating:79.9
Recommended work:Other structural work, including hydraulic replacements. [38]
Estimated cost of work:$140,000

Previous Inspections 

DateSuff. ratingEvaluationDeckSuper.Sub.ADT
August 201579.9Not deficientGoodSatisfactoryGood1770
August 201385.6Not deficientGoodSatisfactoryGood490
August 201185.6Not deficientGoodSatisfactoryGood500
August 200986.9Not deficientGoodSatisfactoryGood490
September 200786.1Not deficientGoodSatisfactoryGood680
August 200586.1Not deficientGoodSatisfactoryGood690
September 200387.9Not deficientGoodSatisfactoryGood650
September 200179.6Not deficientGoodGoodGood580
September 199969.5Not deficientGoodGoodFair500
March 199869.8Not deficientGoodGoodFair450
March 199669.8Not deficientGoodGoodFair450
May 199453.1Structurally deficientVery GoodVery GoodPoor410
March 199256.8Structurally deficientVery GoodVery GoodPoor450
June 199073.7Not deficientVery GoodVery GoodFair450