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Cottonwood Creek Bridge

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Overview
Lost pony truss bridge over Cottonwood Creek on CR 270
Location
Colorado County, Texas
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Built 1915; replaced 2000
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 48.9 ft.
Total length: 49.9 ft.
Deck width: 10.8 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+29.59722, -96.82139   (decimal degrees)
29°35'50" N, 96°49'17" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/710991/3276137 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Oakland
Inventory numbers
TXNBI 130450AA0397001 (Texas bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 32863 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 10/2006)
Sufficiency rating: 97.0 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2008)
20

Categories 

Built 1915 (1,130)
Built during 1910s (8,762)
Colorado County, Texas (21)
Lost (18,697)
Lost 2000 (372)
Lost during 2000s (3,723)
Owned by county (18,857)
Pony truss (15,054)
Replaced by new bridge (12,393)
Skewed (4,672)
Span length 25-50 feet (13,587)
Texas (2,235)
Total length 25-50 feet (9,862)
Truss (29,451)

Update Log 

  • July 11, 2009: Updated by C Hanchey

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