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Dodds Creek Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by C. Hanchey

License: Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike (CC BY-SA)

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BH Photo #239404

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lenticular pony truss bridge over Dodds Creek on CR 133
Location
Coryell County, Texas
Status
Relocated from Dodds Creek to Salado and open to pedestrians
History
Built 1889; Replaced 1995; Relocated in 1997 to Salado in Bell County for use as a pedestrian bridge
Builder
- Berlin Iron Bridge Co. of East Berlin, Connecticut
Design
lenticular truss
Dimensions
Span length: 86.9 ft.
Total length: 86.9 ft.
Deck width: 13.8 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+31.42475, -97.81579   (decimal degrees)
31°25'29" N, 97°48'57" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/612551/3477282 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Gatesville West
Inventory numbers
TXNBI 090500AA0133001 (Texas bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 41989 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 05/1990)
Deck condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 15.0 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 1991)
90

Update Log 

  • September 15, 2012: Photo imported by Luke Harden
  • August 22, 2009: Updated by C Hanchey: Bridge was relocated in 1997 to Salado in Bell County for use as a pedestrian bridge
  • July 12, 2009: Updated by C Hanchey

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