Rating:
No votes cast

Clear Creek Bridge

Photo 

Brookesmith pony truss

Single 70 foot span Pratt Pony Truss.

Google Earth

Enlarge

BH Photo #349799

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Clear Creek on CR 225
Location
Brown County, Texas
Status
Closed
History
Built 1930; bypassed by new bridge in 2017
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
Average daily traffic (as of 2012)
50
Inventory numbers
TXNBI 230250AA0225002 (Texas bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 32794 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of December 2016)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 31.4 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Categories 

Brown County, Texas (27)
Built 1930 (1,608)
Built during 1930s (10,843)
Closed (2,497)
One-lane traffic (7,513)
Owned by county (19,094)
Pony truss (15,233)
Pratt pony truss (3,238)
Pratt truss (8,207)
Span length 50-75 feet (9,217)
Structurally deficient (17,858)
Texas (2,330)
Total length 50-75 feet (8,669)
Truss (29,973)
Wooden deck (5,897)

Update Log 

  • March 11, 2016: New photo from aaron leibold

Sources 

Comments 

Clear Creek Bridge
Posted April 9, 2018, by Bennie Dodd (bennie [dot] dodd [at] gmail [dot] com)

no access to public but can be seen from old entrance.

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...