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Sam Bass Road Bridge at Duck Creek

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Sam Bass at Duck Creek

Photo courtesy of Denton County archives

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BH Photo #275918

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Duck Creek on Sam Bass Road in Sanger
Location
Sanger, Denton County, Texas
Status
Relocated after being replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1925
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Span length: 40.0 ft.
Total length: 40.0 ft.
Deck width: 12.1 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+33.39167, -97.21750   (decimal degrees)
33°23'30" N, 97°13'03" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/665784/3696128 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Valley View
Inventory numbers
TXNBI 180610AA0153001 (Texas bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 32951 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 08/2009)
Sufficiency rating: 100.0 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2007)
98

Categories 

Built 1925 (1,136)
Built during 1920s (8,774)
Denton County, Texas (28)
Open to pedestrians (3,541)
Owned by county (18,855)
Pony truss (15,049)
Sanger, Texas (5)
Span length 25-50 feet (13,587)
Texas (2,234)
Total length 25-50 feet (9,861)
Truss (29,442)
Wooden deck (5,862)

Update Log 

  • February 24, 2014: New photos from Jerrell Parker
  • September 15, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: Replaced by a new bridge
  • September 15, 2012: New photo from aaron leibold

Sources 

  • aaron leibold - aaron [dot] mightypenguin [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Luke
  • Jerrell Parker - jerrell [dot] parker [at] gmail [dot] com

Comments 

Sam Bass Road Bridge at Duck Creek
Posted July 31, 2017, by Steve Quarrella (fishpope [at] iname [dot] com)

This bridge is now spending its retirement in front of Denton County Southwest Courthouse at 6200 Canyon Falls Dr, Roanoke, TX, in the vicinity of Argyle and Flower Mound. N 33 04.325 W 097 12.214