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Grove Creek Bridge

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Overview
Lost pony truss bridge over Grove Creek on South Stacks St (CR 551)
Location
Ellis County, Texas
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Built ca. 1930; replaced 2003
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 48.9 ft.
Total length: 119.1 ft.
Deck width: 15.7 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+32.40861, -96.66389   (decimal degrees)
32°24'31" N, 96°39'50" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/719700/3588129 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Palmer
Inventory numbers
TXNBI 180710AA0551002 (Texas bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 42018 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 12/1989)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 30.0 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 1991)
100

Categories 

Built during 1930s (10,691)
Ellis County, Texas (45)
Lost (18,942)
Lost 2003 (492)
Lost during 2000s (3,757)
Owned by county (18,923)
Pony truss (15,085)
Replaced by new bridge (12,567)
Span length 25-50 feet (13,737)
Structurally deficient (18,552)
Texas (2,258)
Total length 100-125 feet (4,701)
Truss (29,552)

Update Log 

  • July 12, 2009: Updated by C Hanchey

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