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Bull Creek Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Linda Thaxton in July 2011

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BH Photo #204182

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Bull Creek on CR 220
Location
Coleman County, Texas
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1924
Builders
- Austin Bridge Co. of Dallas, Texas and Atlanta, Georgia (Contractor)
- J. D. Fauntleroy (State Highway Engineer)
- W. E. Dickerson (County Engineer)
Design
Warren pony truss with all verticals
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 70.9 ft.
Total length: 297.9 ft.
Deck width: 15.1 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+31.47056, -99.41778   (decimal degrees)
31°28'14" N, 99°25'04" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/460313/3481828 (zone/easting/northing)
Average daily traffic (as of 2013)
50
Inventory numbers
TXNBI 230420AA0294002 (Texas bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 32835 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of January 2017)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 53.5 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • January 2, 2016: Updated by Erik Hoffman: Added category "Multiple span pony truss"
  • June 9, 2012: New photos from Ken Miller
  • July 15, 2011: New photos from Linda Thaxton

Sources 

  • Linda Thaxton
  • Ken Miller - dermoons [at] gmail [dot] com