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Gridiron Branch Bridge

Photos 

Jan. 2008

Photo taken by W Schutz

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BH Photo #224338

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Gridiron Branch on CR 404
Location
Burnet County, Texas
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1938
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 39.0 ft.
Total length: 41.0 ft.
Deck width: 16.1 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+30.52944, -98.21361   (decimal degrees)
30°31'46" N, 98°12'49" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/575440/3377717 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Smithwick
Inventory numbers
TXNBI 140270AA0545001 (Texas bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 32807 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 01/2010)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 30.0 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2004)
60

Categories 

Built 1938 (769)
Built during 1930s (10,690)
Burnet County, Texas (10)
Lost (18,937)
Lost 2011 (410)
Lost during 2010s (2,078)
One-lane traffic (7,433)
Owned by county (18,920)
Pony truss (15,080)
Replaced by new bridge (12,562)
Span length 25-50 feet (13,735)
Structurally deficient (18,550)
Texas (2,258)
Total length 25-50 feet (9,932)
Truss (29,545)
Wooden deck (5,873)

Update Log 

  • February 2, 2012: New photos from W Schutz

Comments 

Gridiron Branch Bridge
Posted February 1, 2012, by Will (rev12503 [at] yahoo [dot] com)

The bridge has been removed. Replacement due for completion in March 2012.