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Cedar Creek Bridge

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Cedar Creek Bridge

Photo taken by C Hanchey in August 2009

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BH Photo #144717

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Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Cedar Creek on Watts Lane
Location
Bastrop County, Texas
Status
Closed to traffic
History
Built 1920; Bypassed by a new bridge in 2004
Design
Riveted Warren pony truss with alternating verticals.
Dimensions
Span length: 80.1 ft.
Total length: 80.1 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+30.08309, -97.53546   (decimal degrees)
30°04'59" N, 97°32'08" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/641141/3328897 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Lytton Springs
Inventory numbers
TXNBI 140110AA0250001 (Texas bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 32755 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 03/2000)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Appraisal: Functionally obsolete
Sufficiency rating: 48.0 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 1995)
300

Categories 

Abandoned (3,056)
Bastrop County, Texas (14)
Built 1920 (918)
Built during 1920s (8,875)
Functionally obsolete (8,050)
Have street view (22,590)
Owned by state (13,898)
Pony truss (15,088)
Skewed (4,718)
Span length 75-100 feet (5,884)
Texas (2,258)
Total length 75-100 feet (6,001)
Truss (29,557)
Warren pony truss (2,957)
Warren truss (5,827)

Update Log 

  • May 26, 2014: Updated by royce haley: More detailed design description
  • July 2, 2010: New Street View added by Nathan Holth
  • August 10, 2009: Updated by C Hanchey: Bridge is abandoned adjacent to new bridge

Sources 

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

Comments 

Cedar Creek Bridge
Posted April 27, 2016, by Wade Pitcher (wpitcher1 [at] gmail [dot] com)

Felt sorry for old bridge so cleaned up most of the debris on top of the bridge.

Cedar Creek Bridge
Posted July 19, 2015, by Paul Lupa (Paul [dot] Lupa [at] gmail [dot] com)

Bridge has some damage from the recent floods.