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Branch Salt Fork Brazos River Bridge

Photo 

File:Canyon Valley Texas Bridge.jpg

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BH Photo #275749

Map 

Description 

Sits in the ghost town of Canyon Valley.

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over a branch of Salt Fork Brazos River on CR 267
Location
Crosby County, Texas
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1938
Design
Warren pony truss.
It appears this structure originally had shop-riveted and field-bolted structural connections, since replaced with welded gusset plates, according to Texas DOT.
Dimensions
Span length: 60.0 ft.
Total length: 60.0 ft.
Deck width: 15.7 ft.
Also called
Canyon Valley Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+33.40278, -101.33528   (decimal degrees)
33°24'10" N, 101°20'07" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/282820/3698377 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Canyon Valley
Inventory numbers
TXNBI 050540AA0267001 (Texas bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 32910 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 09/2015)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 25.3 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2013)
50

Categories 

Built 1938 (770)
Built during 1930s (10,694)
Crosby County, Texas (2)
One-lane traffic (7,434)
Open (36,898)
Owned by county (18,928)
Pony truss (15,088)
Span length 50-75 feet (9,017)
Structurally deficient (18,555)
Texas (2,258)
Total length 50-75 feet (8,528)
Truss (29,557)
Warren pony truss (2,957)
Warren truss (5,827)

Update Log 

  • February 23, 2014: Photo imported by Dave King

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