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Spring Creek Bridge

Photos 

Roadway over

Photo taken by W Schutz in March 2005

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BH Photo #224348

Map 

Description 

Following replacement of the deck with a 12" concrete slab, the bridge may be more accurately described as a concrete flat slab bridge on steel supports. Truss does not carry significant load.

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Spring Creek on CR 25
Location
Carson County, Texas
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1930
Builder
- Austin Bridge Co. of Dallas, Texas and Atlanta, Georgia
Design
Warren pony truss with alternating verticals.
Shop-riveted and field-bolted, single-span Warren pony truss with parallel top chord and one set of verticals.
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 59.1 ft.
Total length: 60.0 ft.
Deck width: 17.4 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+35.54472, -101.20611   (decimal degrees)
35°32'41" N, 101°12'22" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/300015/3935692 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Skellytown
Inventory numbers
TXNBI 040330AA0151001 (Texas bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 32821 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 10/2014)
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: Functionally obsolete
Sufficiency rating: 44.7 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2010)
50

Update Log 

  • February 2, 2012: Updated by W Schutz: Added description

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