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Ricketts Branch Bridge

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Note: The following information comes from the National Bridge Inventory and has not been verified.
Overview
Lost pony truss bridge over Ricketts Branch on Wagon Wheels Trail
Location
Dallas County, Texas
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Built 1948; replaced 1996
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 48.9 ft.
Total length: 50.9 ft.
Deck width: 20.3 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+32.67944, -96.78667   (decimal degrees)
32°40'46" N, 96°47'12" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/707526/3617915 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Oak Cliff
Inventory numbers
TXNBI 1805709W0250001 (Texas bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 41994 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 05/1990)
Deck condition rating: Imminent Failure (1 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Imminent Failure (1 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Imminent Failure (1 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 2.0 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 1991)
2,572

Categories 

Built 1948 (342)
Built during 1940s (3,566)
Dallas County, Texas (96)
Lost (18,649)
Lost 1996 (426)
Lost during 1990s (3,706)
Pony truss (15,046)
Replaced by new bridge (12,349)
Span length 25-50 feet (13,549)
Structurally deficient (18,407)
Texas (2,235)
Total length 50-75 feet (8,429)
Truss (29,433)