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Clear Creek Bridge

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Brookesmith pony truss

Single 70 foot span Pratt Pony Truss. Still in use for traffic on CR 225.

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Overview
Pony truss bridge over Clear Creek on CR 225
Location
Brown County, Texas
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1930
Design
Pratt pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 69.9 ft.
Total length: 74.2 ft.
Deck width: 16.1 ft.
Also called
Brookesmith Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+31.52194, -99.08167   (decimal degrees)
31°31'19" N, 99°04'54" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/492246/3487451 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Brookesmith
Inventory numbers
TXNBI 230250AA0225002 (Texas bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 32794 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 12/2014)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 31.4 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2012)
50

Categories 

Brown County, Texas (26)
Built 1930 (1,603)
Built during 1930s (10,553)
One-lane traffic (7,421)
Open (36,534)
Owned by county (18,847)
Pony truss (15,049)
Pratt pony truss (3,180)
Pratt truss (8,017)
Span length 50-75 feet (8,891)
Structurally deficient (18,414)
Texas (2,235)
Total length 50-75 feet (8,429)
Truss (29,437)
Wooden deck (5,863)

Update Log 

  • March 11, 2016: New photo from aaron leibold

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Clear Creek Bridge
Posted December 1, 2014, by Trenton Ray (trenton [dot] ray [at] gmail [dot] com)

This bridge is slated for replacement in the near future, bids will open through TxDOT in Fall 2015

http://apps.dot.state.tx.us/apps-cq/project_tracker/projectd...