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Pleasanton Road Bridge

Photos 

3/4 View From S

Photo taken by Historic American Engineering Record

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BH Photo #118745

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Open-spandrel concrete arch bridge over Medina River on Old Pleasanton Road
Location
Bexar County, Texas
Status
Closed to all traffic
History
Built 1910 by H.B. Thompson & Co.; Bypassed by new bridge in 1985
Builders
- H.B. Thompson & Co. of Birmingham, Alabama (Contractor)
- The Terrell Bartlett Engineers Inc. of San Antonio, Texas (Designer)
Design
Open-spandrel arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 109.9 ft.
Total length: 303.2 ft.
Deck width: 18.1 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+29.26403, -98.49118   (decimal degrees)
29°15'51" N, 98°29'28" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/549433/3237345 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Southton
Elevation
460 ft. above sea level
Inventory numbers
TXNBI 150150AA0717001 (Texas bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 36964 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 08/1990)
Deck condition rating: Imminent Failure (1 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 2.0 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 1990)
1,650

Update Log 

  • April 3, 2010: Updated by Curtis Lee: added street view, elevation
  • August 12, 2009: Updated by C Hanchey: Added GPS coordinates
  • July 28, 2008: Added by James Baughn

Sources 

  • HAER TX-52 - Medina River Bridge, Spanning Medina River at Pleasanton Road, San Antonio vicinity, Bexar County, TX
  • James Baughn - webmaster [at] bridgehunter [dot] com
  • C Hanchey - cmh2315fl [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Curtis Lee - clee47ford [at] yahoo [dot] com