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Old CR 198 Bridge

Photos 

Ater Road Bridge

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BH Photo #239844

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Facts 

Overview
Abandoned through truss bridge over Leon River on old road alignment
Location
Coryell County, Texas
Status
Derelict/abandoned
Design
Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Total length: 100.0 ft.
Deck width: 14.0 ft.
Also called
Ater Road Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+31.52505, -97.86024   (decimal degrees)
31°31'30" N, 97°51'37" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/608210/3488355 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Ater
Inventory number
BH 53608 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Abandoned (3,056)
Coryell County, Texas (14)
Pratt through truss (4,625)
Pratt truss (8,071)
Texas (2,258)
Through truss (12,952)
Total length 100-125 feet (4,702)
Truss (29,557)

Update Log 

  • March 24, 2014: New photos from aaron leibold
  • September 23, 2012: Updated by Don Morrison: Stream name is Leon River per Bing imagery
  • September 23, 2012: Added by aaron leibold

Sources 

  • aaron leibold - aaron [dot] mightypenguin [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Don Morrison

Comments 

Old CR 198 Bridge
Posted August 30, 2016, by Tony Dillon (spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com)

This one is just crazy!

Verticals are open box-laced, which I have only seen before on a through truss struts.

The endposts and upper chords also seem to feature this on 3 sides with a cover plate on top.

Very unusual and needs to be preserved!