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Bart Road Pit Conveyor Bridge

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Bart Rd Pratt Pony Truss

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Description 

Pratt truss support for material conveyor between pits.

Facts 

Overview
Abandoned pratt truss conveyer bridge over Little Brazos River on road
Location
Brazos County, Texas
Status
Derelict/abandoned. 50 ft section of Western approach missing.
Design
Pratt truss for material conveyor with stringer approaches.
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 240.0 ft.
Total length: 100.0 ft.
Deck width: 10.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+30.68579, -96.50080   (decimal degrees)
30°41'09" N, 96°30'03" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/739404/3397445 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Mumford
Inventory number
BH 54910 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Abandoned (3,025)
Beam (11,965)
Brazos County, Texas (8)
Pratt through truss (4,595)
Pratt truss (8,008)
Span length 175-250 feet (1,809)
Texas (2,234)
Through truss (12,892)
Total length 100-125 feet (4,648)
Truss (29,442)

Update Log 

  • July 6, 2014: Photo imported by Patrick Feller
  • December 15, 2012: Added by aaron leibold

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Bart Road Bridge
Posted September 11, 2015, by Bridgehunting Texas (aaron [dot] mightypenguin [at] gmail [dot] com)

Bridge is a truss frame remnant of a material conveyor bridge used to transport material across the river from gravel pits.