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T.N. Skiles Road Bridge

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TN Skiles Road Bridge

Photo courtesy of Denton County archives

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BH Photo #275921

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Overview
Pony truss bridge over North Hickory Creek on T.N. Skiles Road in Denton
Location
Denton, Denton County, Texas
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1940; rehabilitated 1974
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 32.2 ft.
Total length: 65.0 ft.
Deck width: 20.3 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+33.20500, -97.24028   (decimal degrees)
33°12'18" N, 97°14'25" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/664015/3675393 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Denton West
Inventory numbers
TXNBI 180610AA0362001 (Texas bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 32952 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 08/2011)
Deck condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 100.0 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2007)
32

Categories 

Built 1940 (913)
Built during 1940s (3,571)
Denton County, Texas (28)
Denton, Texas (7)
Lost (18,686)
Owned by county (18,855)
Pony truss (15,049)
Replaced by new bridge (12,384)
Span length 25-50 feet (13,587)
Texas (2,234)
Total length 50-75 feet (8,439)
Truss (29,442)
Wooden deck (5,862)

Sources 

  • Jerrell Parker - jerrell [dot] parker [at] gmail [dot] com