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Ben Davis Road Bridge

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Overview
Pony truss bridge over Rowlett Creek on Ben Davis Road in Dallas
Location
Dallas, Dallas County, Texas
Status
Closed to all traffic
History
Built 1930; rehabilitated 1996
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 60.0 ft.
Total length: 128.9 ft.
Deck width: 17.7 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+32.95944, -96.61111   (decimal degrees)
32°57'34" N, 96°36'40" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/723288/3649324 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Rowlett
Inventory numbers
TXNBI 180570B01628001 (Texas bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 32914 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 07/2007)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 30.4 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2007)
530

Categories 

Built 1930 (1,621)
Built during 1930s (10,691)
Closed (2,443)
Dallas County, Texas (96)
Dallas, Texas (61)
Functionally obsolete (8,050)
Have street view (22,574)
NR-eligible (3,979)
One-lane traffic (7,433)
Open (36,892)
Owned by city (4,547)
Pony truss (15,084)
Span length 50-75 feet (9,014)
Structurally deficient (18,551)
Texas (2,258)
Total length 125-175 feet (5,308)
Truss (29,549)
Wooden deck (5,873)

Update Log 

  • November 28, 2013: New Street View added by Brent Tindall

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Ben Davis Road Bridge
Posted May 16, 2016, by Michael Farris (michaelfarris71 [at] gmail [dot] com)

Does anybody know the story on this bridge. If so contact me through my email and or cell 214-498/7983