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Rector Road Bridge

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Rector Road Bridge

Taken at Guyer High School, where the bridge was relocated in April of 2005.

Photo taken by Jerrell Parker in August 2013

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Description 

Bridge relocated to grounds of Guyer High School, Denton, in 2005. http://www.dentonisd.org/51240814131524/blank/browse.asp?A=3...

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over Clear Creek on Rector Road in Sanger
Location
Sanger, Denton County, Texas
Status
Relocated
History
Built 1908; relocated to Guyer High School in Denton in 2005
Builder
- Austin Brothers Bridge Co. of Atlanta, Georgia
Design
Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 80.1 ft.
Total length: 145.0 ft.
Deck width: 27.9 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 12.2 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on January 14, 2004
Approximate latitude, longitude
+33.13661, -97.10220   (decimal degrees)
33°08'12" N, 97°06'08" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/677024/3668034 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Denton East
Inventory numbers
TXNBI 180610AA0165001 (Texas bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
NRHP 03001418 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
BH 32949 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 08/2009)
Deck condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 99.0 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2007)
52

Update Log 

  • August 1, 2014: Updated by Nathan Holth: Bridge not lost. Fixed.
  • April 21, 2014: New photos from Jerrell Parker
  • February 27, 2014: New photo from Jerrell Parker
  • August 16, 2013: New photos from Jerrell Parker
  • February 11, 2012: Updated by Jason Straub: Bridge found alive!
  • January 3, 2012: Updated by Jason Straub: updated NRHP info
  • May 7, 2011: Updated by Tony Dillon: Bridge replaced

Sources 

  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Jerrell Parker - jerrell [dot] parker [at] aol [dot] com
  • Nathan Holth

Comments 

Rector Road Bridge
Posted August 19, 2013, by Thomas Griebel (tgriebel224 [at] gmail [dot] com)

Why did they move the bridge?