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Florence Street Bridge

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Overview
Concrete tee beam bridge over Town Creek on Florence Street
Location
Palestine, Anderson County, Texas
Status
Abandoned
History
Built 1929, Bypassed and replaced in highway functionality 1960; Abandoned 2015 due to construction of Sanderson Farms Parkway
Design
Tee beam
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 28.9 ft.
Total length: 85.0 ft.
Deck width: 24.0 ft.
Also called
Old US79 Town Creek Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+31.72117, -95.69476   (decimal degrees)
31°43'16" N, 95°41'41" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/244656/3512688 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory numbers
TXNBI 100010B01252001 (Texas bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 81718 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Anderson County, Texas (10)
Beam (14,372)
Built 1929 (956)
Built during 1920s (9,481)
Concrete tee beam (2,945)
Have street view (25,405)
Open (38,211)
Owned by county (20,051)
Palestine, Texas (2)
Span length 25-50 feet (14,952)
Texas (2,365)
Total length 75-100 feet (6,372)
US 79 (35)

Update Log 

  • May 29, 2018: Updated by Luke: Added streetview; Noted that abandonment occurred in 2015
  • May 29, 2018: Added by David Backlin

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