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Turkey Creek Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Ken Miller in Aug 2011

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BH Photo #232984

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over Turkey Creek on CR 114
Location
Brown County, Texas
Status
Open to traffic
Future prospects
Ellis-McGinnis Construction is renovating the Waldrip Bridge as part of a larger contract with TxDOT that includes work on two smaller truss bridges - one near San Saba and the other across Turkey Creek on FM 114, about 30 miles north of Brownwood.
History
Built 1936
Design
Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 129.9 ft.
Total length: 130.9 ft.
Deck width: 13.8 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 16.9 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+31.98333, -99.14833   (decimal degrees)
31°58'60" N, 99°08'54" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/485986/3538597 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Burkett
Inventory numbers
TXNBI 230250AA0114002 (Texas bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 32799 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 04/2015)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 43.2 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2013)
50

Categories 

Brown County, Texas (26)
Built 1936 (1,018)
Built during 1930s (10,694)
Corrugated deck (515)
NR-eligible (3,979)
One-lane traffic (7,434)
Open (36,905)
Owned by county (18,928)
Pratt through truss (4,625)
Pratt truss (8,071)
Preserved (1,069)
Span length 125-175 feet (3,834)
Structurally deficient (18,555)
Texas (2,258)
Through truss (12,952)
Total length 125-175 feet (5,308)
Truss (29,557)

Update Log 

  • June 8, 2012: New photos from Ken Miller
  • August 26, 2011: Updated by aaron leibold: renovations schelduled

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