Rating:
3 votes

Plum Creek Bridge

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Former US 183 Plum Creek bridge

View from the south. In the distance, traffic seems like it is coming down the bridge towards you.

Photo taken by Markus Haas in January 2009

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BH Photo #132444

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over Plum Creek on a pedestrian walkway in Luling
Location
Caldwell County, Texas
Status
Open to pedestrians only
History
Built 1931
Design
Riveted, 7-panel Parker through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 120.1 ft.
Total length: 1,205.1 ft.
Deck width: 22.0 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 14.7 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on October 10, 1996
Approximate latitude, longitude
+29.65472, -97.59944   (decimal degrees)
29°39'17" N, 97°35'58" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/635552/3281346 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Harwood
Inventory numbers
TXNBI 140280AA0001001 (Texas bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
NRHP 96001107 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
BH 32815 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 01/2008)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 0.0 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2007)
10

Update Log 

  • January 18, 2009: New photos from Markus Haas

Sources 

  • Markus Haas - markus [at] sweeet [dot] net