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Old McDade Road Bridge

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Old McDade Road Bridge

Photo taken by C Hanchey in August 2009

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BH Photo #144707

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Overview
Pony truss bridge over Big Sandy Creek on Old McDade Road
Location
Bastrop County, Texas
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1922
Design
Riveted Subdivided Warren pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 71.9 ft.
Total length: 111.9 ft.
Deck width: 17.1 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+30.31250, -97.29167   (decimal degrees)
30°18'45" N, 97°17'30" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/664258/3354649 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Elgin East
Inventory numbers
TXNBI 140110AA0106002 (Texas bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 32759 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 12/2015)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 28.1 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2010)
300

Update Log 

  • May 26, 2014: Updated by royce haley: more detailed identification of bridge
  • July 2, 2010: New Street View added by Nathan Holth
  • August 10, 2009: New photos from C Hanchey

Sources 

  • C Hanchey - cmh2315fl [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Nathan Holth
  • Royce and Bobette Haley - roycehaley111 [at] yahoo [dot] com

Comments 

Old McDade Road Bridge
Posted March 16, 2008, by Ken Miller (dermoons [at] earthlink [dot] net)

A heavy duty Warren Pony Truss bridge on CR 106 or Old Hwy. 20 in Bastrop County, Near the Town of Butler, East of Elgin, It spans the Big Sandy Creek and is still in use today. Built by the Mosher Steel & Machinery Company of Dallas in 1922 it is 112 feet long by 18 wide.

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