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North Prong Creek Bridge

Facts 

Overview
Lost pony truss bridge over North Prong Creek on Mockingbird Lane
Location
Ellis County, Texas
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Built ca. 1930; Replaced by new bridge 2000
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 48.9 ft.
Total length: 49.9 ft.
Deck width: 15.7 ft.
Inventory numbers
TXNBI 180710AA0135001 (Texas bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 32980 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 04/2000)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Appraisal: Functionally obsolete
Sufficiency rating: 54.1 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 1994)
250

Categories 

Built during 1930s (10,557)
Ellis County, Texas (44)
Functionally obsolete (7,985)
Lost (18,671)
Lost 2000 (372)
Lost during 2000s (3,716)
Owned by county (18,846)
Pony truss (15,049)
Replaced by new bridge (12,369)
Span length 25-50 feet (13,559)
Texas (2,235)
Total length 25-50 feet (9,841)
Truss (29,442)

Update Log 

  • July 12, 2009: Updated by C Hanchey

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