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Sunshine Road Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken from newer bridge

Photo taken by Patrick Feller

License: Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY)

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BH Photo #317750

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Truss bridge over Little River on Sunshine Road
Location
Bell County, Texas
Status
Abandoned with approaches washed away and deck removed
Design
Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 161.1 ft.
Total length: 190.0 ft.
Deck width: 14.8 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+30.89611, -97.31972   (decimal degrees)
30°53'46" N, 97°19'11" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/660594/3419297 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Little River
Inventory numbers
TXNBI 090140AA0382001 (Texas bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 32765 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 06/1990)
Deck condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 34.5 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 1991)
50

Update Log 

  • March 9, 2015: Photo imported by Patrick Feller
  • August 25, 2011: Updated by Garry Taylor: Updated overview, status, and status description.
  • July 7, 2011: New photo from Luke Harden

Sources 

  • Luke
  • Garry Taylor - indy311 [at] gmail [dot] com

Comments 

Sunshine Road Bridge
Posted May 19, 2011, by Bridgehunting Texas (aaron [dot] mightypenguin [at] gmail [dot] com)

Bridge is still standing as of 5-2011, although the approaches have washed away.