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Richland Creek Bridge

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Richland Creek Bridge Old Brandon Road

Photo taken by Scott Wiley 02/05/11

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BH Photo #193296

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Overview
Pony truss bridge over Richland Creek on Old Brandon Road
Location
Ellis County, Texas
Status
Bypassed by new bridge
History
Built ca. 1930
Builder
- Austin Bridge Co. of Dallas, Texas and Atlanta, Georgia
Design
Warren pony truss with alternating verticals
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 28.9 ft.
Total length: 91.9 ft.
Deck width: 15.7 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+32.10365, -96.95833   (decimal degrees)
32°06'13" N, 96°57'30" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/692647/3553749 (zone/easting/northing)
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Inventory numbers
TXNBI 180710AA0280002 (Texas bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 32981 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 06/2007)
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: 74.5 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2007)
12

Update Log 

  • February 12, 2011: Updated by Scott Wiley: Added builder.
  • February 5, 2011: Updated by Scott Wiley: Corrected road name, updated status

Sources 

  • Scott Wiley - fifty [dot] fathoms [at] yahoo [dot] com