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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
Pony truss bridge over Tails Creek on CR 1807
Location
Cherokee County, Texas
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1959; rehabilitated 1997
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
Inventory numbers
TXNBI 100370AA0442001 (Texas bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 32826 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 02/2012)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 30.3 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2007)
50

Categories 

Beam (11,958)
Built 1959 (276)
Built during 1950s (3,254)
Cherokee County, Texas (16)
One-lane traffic (7,424)
Open (36,584)
Owned by county (18,855)
Pony truss (15,052)
Span length 25-50 feet (13,581)
Structurally deficient (18,433)
Texas (2,235)
Timber stringer (3,343)
Total length 75-100 feet (5,942)
Truss (29,448)
Warren pony truss (2,949)
Warren truss (5,792)
Wooden deck (5,864)

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] att [dot] net