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Salt Fork Red River Bridge

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Salt Fork Bridge West Portal

Looking through the bridge on the enlarged photo, you see 4 shiny bands on the right interior edge. Each represents a separate Parker truss.

Photo taken by Dan Crawford in November 2009

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BH Photo #223682

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over Salt Fork of Red River on TX 203
Location
Collingsworth County, Texas
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1939
Builders
- Julian Montgomery (Engineer)
- Purvis & Bertram Construction Co. of Fort Worth, Texas
Design
Parker through truss with riveted connections.
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 179.1 ft.
Total length: 753.0 ft.
Deck width: 24.0 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 15.4 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on April 14, 2015
Also called
SH 52 Bridge at Salt Fork of the Red River
State Highway Bridge 203
Approximate latitude, longitude
+34.88722, -100.05194   (decimal degrees)
34°53'14" N, 100°03'07" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/403874/3861041 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Shinnery Creek
Inventory numbers
TXNBI 250440023001006 (Texas bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
NRHP 15000152 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
BH 32859 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 08/2015)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 77.9 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2013)
180

Update Log 

  • April 11, 2016: New photos from Mark Yurina
  • January 22, 2012: New photo from Dan Crawford
  • March 22, 2010: Updated by Nathan Holth: Added Street View.

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