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Logansport Bridge

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Photo taken by David Backlin in November 2013

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BH Photo #271852

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Overview
Haunched deck plate girder over Sabine River on US 84 at Logansport
Location
Logansport, De Soto Parish, Louisiana, and Shelby County, Texas
History
Built 1936; Lost 2015
Builders
- John F. Buckner of Cleburn, Texas (Contractor)
- Virginia Bridge & Iron Co. of Roanoke, Virginia (Fabricator) [also known as Virginia Bridge Co.]
Design
Haunched deck plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 125.0 ft.
Total length: 873.1 ft.
Deck width: 23.6 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+31.97233, -94.00623   (decimal degrees)
31°58'20" N, 94°00'22" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/404925/3537811 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Logansport West
Inventory number
BH 19000 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 08/2014)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 14.7 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2014)
12,400

Update Log 

  • March 5, 2016: Updated by David Backlin: Updated status to Lost/Replaced per Facebook post
  • January 21, 2016: Updated by David Backlin: Closed pending demolition & replacement
  • January 13, 2014: Updated by David Backlin: Updated Status to Doomed
  • December 11, 2013: New photo from David Backlin
  • May 3, 2010: New Street View added by Nathan Holth
  • May 3, 2009: Added by Rick Mattioni

Sources 

  • Rick Mattioni
  • HAER TX-47 - Sabine River Bridge, Spanning Sabine River at U.S. Route 84, Joaquin vicinity, Shelby County, TX
  • Nathan Holth
  • David Backlin - us71 [at] cox [dot] net

Comments 

Sabine River Bridge
Posted April 18, 2014, by Brad Smith (gaberdine [at] hotmail [dot] com)

Construction of replacement in process.