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Belz Road Bridge

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Beltz Rd Pony Truss

Current span is Polygonal Warren Truss

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Description 

Denton County historic photos show twin plain Warren spans. Current photos show a single Polygonal Warren span. Appears the truss spans were updated during renovation.

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Duck Creek on Belz Road in Sanger
Location
Sanger, Denton County, Texas
Status
Relocated to Greenway Park in The Colony, Texas in 2008
History
Built 1903; relocated 2008
Design
Original - Twin span Warren pony truss with alternating verticals.
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 100.0 ft.
Total length: 86.9 ft.
Deck width: 24.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+33.37944, -97.20500   (decimal degrees)
33°22'46" N, 97°12'18" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/666970/3694792 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Valley View
Inventory numbers
TXNBI 180610AA0172001 (Texas bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 32941 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 08/2007)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 21.9 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2007)
43

Update Log 

  • July 20, 2014: Updated by Luke Harden: Noted relocation per forum comment
  • April 24, 2014: Updated by Brad Smith: Bridge has been replaces (with a pony Truss Bridge...)
  • April 21, 2014: New photo from Jerrell Parker
  • February 23, 2014: New photo from Jerrell Parker
  • September 15, 2012: Updated by aaron leibold: Denton County historic photos show twin plain Warren spans. Current photos show a single Polygonal Warren span. Appears the truss spans were updated during renovation

Related Bridges 

Sources 

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

Comments 

Belz Road Bridge
Posted July 20, 2014, by Steve Quarrella (fishpope [at] iname [dot] com)

Removed from Belz Rd, 8/21/2008. Set in Greenway Park in The Colony, 10/14/2008.