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Comal Creek Bridge

Photos 

Looking Northwest Along Deck of Bridge

Photo taken by Historic American Engineering Record

View photos at Library of Congress

BH Photo #139708

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Steel stringer bridge over Dry Comal Creek on Landa St (S.H. 46 Business) in New Braunfels
Location
New Braunfels, Comal County, Texas
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1928
Builder
- Bart Moore, Inc. of San Antonio, Texas
Design
Steel stringer
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 40.0 ft.
Total length: 324.2 ft.
Deck width: 20.0 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+29.70472, -98.12944   (decimal degrees)
29°42'17" N, 98°07'46" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/584212/3286383 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
New Braunfels West
Inventory numbers
TXNBI 150460021502013 (Texas bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 42512 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 11/2014)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Appraisal: Functionally obsolete
Sufficiency rating: 61.8 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2013)
14,310

Update Log 

  • June 28, 2014: New photos from Royce and Bobette Haley
  • March 30, 2011: New Street View added by Sheldon Wiens
  • May 3, 2009: Added by Rick Mattioni

Sources 

  • Rick Mattioni
  • HAER TX-32 - Comal Creek Bridge, Spanning Comal Creek at Business Route 46, New Braunfels, Comal County, TX
  • Sheldon Wiens
  • Royce and Bobette Haley - roycehaley111 [at] yahoo [dot] com