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Bear Creek Bridge

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Facts 

Note: The following information comes from the National Bridge Inventory and has not been verified.
Overview
Lost pony truss bridge over Bear Creek on CR 599
Location
Ellis County, Texas
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Built ca. 1930; replaced 1997
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 48.9 ft.
Total length: 49.9 ft.
Deck width: 12.1 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+32.53583, -96.75389   (decimal degrees)
32°32'09" N, 96°45'14" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/710937/3602055 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Lancaster
Inventory numbers
TXNBI 180710AA0599002 (Texas bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 42019 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 07/1989)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 17.9 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 1991)
220

Categories 

Built during 1930s (10,691)
Ellis County, Texas (45)
Lost (18,940)
Lost 1997 (374)
Lost during 1990s (3,716)
Pony truss (15,084)
Replaced by new bridge (12,565)
Span length 25-50 feet (13,737)
Structurally deficient (18,551)
Texas (2,258)
Total length 25-50 feet (9,933)
Truss (29,549)