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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)
Inventory numbers
TXNBI 230420AA0294002 (Texas bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 32835 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 01/2015)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 53.5 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2013)
50

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