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Tails Creek Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Jared Rainer and Brandon Chumley in November 2011

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BH Photo #220186

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost pony truss bridge over Tails Creek on CR 1807
Location
Cherokee County, Texas
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1959; rehabilitated 1997; replaced 2012
Design
Warren pony truss with 2 simple timber stringer approach spans
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 33.1 ft.
Total length: 80.1 ft.
Deck width: 14.8 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+31.81444, -95.35389   (decimal degrees)
31°48'52" N, 95°21'14" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/277187/3522282 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Maydelle
Average daily traffic (as of 2007)
50
Inventory numbers
TXNBI 100370AA0442001 (Texas bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 32826 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of February 2012)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 30.3 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Categories 

Beam (14,377)
Built 1959 (310)
Built during 1950s (3,678)
Cherokee County, Texas (16)
Lost (22,265)
Lost 2012 (352)
Lost during 2010s (2,880)
One-lane traffic (7,535)
Owned by county (20,054)
Pony truss (15,697)
Replaced by new bridge (14,855)
Span length 25-50 feet (14,954)
Texas (2,365)
Timber stringer (3,705)
Total length 75-100 feet (6,372)
Truss (31,235)
Warren pony truss (3,198)
Warren truss (6,250)
Wooden deck (6,003)

Update Log 

  • February 2, 2012: Updated by W Schutz: Added approach spans
  • November 10, 2011: New photos from Jared Rainer

Sources 

  • Jared Rainer - chumrain [at] bayspringstel [dot] net