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Upper Elgin Bridge

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Upper Elgin Bridge

Photo taken by C Hanchey in August 2009

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BH Photo #144713

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Overview
Pony truss bridge over Wilbarger Creek
Location
Bastrop County, Texas
Status
Open to pedestrians only
History
Built 1923; Bypassed by new bridge in 1993.
Design
Riveted Warren pony truss with alternating verticals.
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 89.9 ft.
Total length: 123.0 ft.
Deck width: 11.5 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+30.28306, -97.44000   (decimal degrees)
30°16'59" N, 97°26'24" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/650038/3351181 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Elgin West
Inventory numbers
TXNBI 140110AA0127003 (Texas bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 32760 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 01/2006)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 0.0 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2004)
10

Update Log 

  • May 26, 2014: Updated by royce haley: more detailed description
  • July 2, 2010: New Street View added by Nathan Holth

Sources 

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