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Litsey Road Bridge

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Litsey Road Bridge

Photo courtesy of Denton County archives

BH Photo #275931

Map 

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Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Henrietta Creek on Litsey Road west of Roanoke
Location
Roanoke, Denton County, Texas
Status
Replaced by new bridge. Original bridge has been placed in temporary storage by the City of Roanoke. It is slated for use in a park at the Fairway Ranch Development, at the southeast corner of Highway 114 and Cleveland Gibbs Road.
History
Built 1912 at a cost of $700
Builder
- George E. King Bridge Co. of Des Moines, Iowa
Design
Warren pony truss with alternating verticals
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 35.1 ft.
Total length: 99.1 ft.
Deck width: 11.8 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+33.00806, -97.26639   (decimal degrees)
33°00'29" N, 97°15'59" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/661942/3653514 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Justin
Inventory numbers
TXNBI 180610AA0542001 (Texas bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 32946 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 07/2005)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 17.5 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2001)
35

Update Log 

  • April 10, 2015: Updated by Royce and Bobette Haley: Updated design
  • February 25, 2014: New photos from Jerrell Parker
  • May 5, 2010: Updated by Nathan Holth: Bridge is closed.

Sources 

  • Nathan Holth
  • Jerrell Parker - jerrell [dot] parker [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Royce and Bobette Haley - roycehaley111 [at] yahoo [dot] com

Comments 

Litsey Road Bridge
Posted June 22, 2014, by Steve Quarrella (fishpope [at] iname [dot] com)

Bridge was moved in February 2011 to the Public Works facility on Marshall Creek Rd, just east of US 377. It is behind a fence, at coordinates N 33 0.9594' W 97 12.8866'. After restoration and site determination, it will be permanently placed in one of the Roanoke city parks as a walking bridge.

Litsey Road Bridge
Posted July 31, 2011, by Bridgehunting Texas (aaron [dot] mightypenguin [at] gmail [dot] com)

City has removed bridge for relocation. Current status unknown.