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Hords Creek Bridge

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Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Hords Creek on CR 422
Location
Coleman County, Texas
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1920
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 69.9 ft.
Total length: 109.9 ft.
Deck width: 10.5 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Also called
Bowen Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+31.82361, -99.48917   (decimal degrees)
31°49'25" N, 99°29'21" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/453707/3520988 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Coleman
Inventory numbers
TXNBI 230420AA0196001 (Texas bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 32838 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 03/2009)
Deck condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 100.0 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2006)
50

Categories 

Built 1920 (915)
Built during 1920s (8,866)
Coleman County, Texas (33)
Lost (18,932)
NR-eligible (3,979)
Owned by county (18,919)
Pony truss (15,080)
Replaced by new bridge (12,561)
Span length 50-75 feet (9,008)
Texas (2,258)
Total length 100-125 feet (4,701)
Truss (29,541)

Update Log 

  • August 10, 2011: Updated by Linda Thaxton: Bridge has been moved to Memory Lake in Coleman.
  • July 14, 2011: Updated by Linda Thaxton: Bridge has been replaced by new bridge.

Sources 

  • Linda Thaxton