Rating:
No votes cast

Paris to Tarrant Road Bridge

Photo 

North Sulphur River Truss

Google Earth

Enlarge

BH Photo #349793

Map 

Description 

This bridge in Lamar and Delta Counties on the old North Sulphur River. This bridge would have been in use prior to the channelization of the river in the 1920's. It would have been on a road known as the Paris to Tarrant Road. The crossing would have been south of the Biardstown community in Lamar County.

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over North Sulphur River on CR 228
Location
Delta County, Texas
Status
Derelict/abandoned
History
Built ca. 1920
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 60.0 ft.
Total length: 104.0 ft.
Deck width: 11.2 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+33.45516, -95.53916   (decimal degrees)
33°27'19" N, 95°32'21" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/263997/3704631 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory numbers
TXNBI 010600AA0228002 (Texas bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 42006 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 03/1991)
Deck condition rating: Imminent Failure (1 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Imminent Failure (1 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Critical (2 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 2.0 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 1989)
50

Update Log 

  • March 11, 2016: New photo from aaron leibold

Sources