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Greathouse Branch Bridge

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Overview
Lost pony truss bridge over Greathouse Branch on Old Maypearl Road
Location
Ellis County, Texas
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Built ca. 1920; replaced 1999
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 59.1 ft.
Total length: 60.0 ft.
Deck width: 11.8 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+32.32306, -96.94889   (decimal degrees)
32°19'23" N, 96°56'56" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/693073/3578093 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Boz
Inventory numbers
TXNBI 180710AA0878003 (Texas bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 42021 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 02/1992)
Deck condition rating: Excellent (9 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 24.5 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 1991)
230

Categories 

Built during 1920s (8,774)
Ellis County, Texas (44)
Lost (18,686)
Lost 1999 (409)
Lost during 1990s (3,707)
Pony truss (15,049)
Replaced by new bridge (12,384)
Span length 50-75 feet (8,903)
Structurally deficient (18,441)
Texas (2,234)
Total length 50-75 feet (8,439)
Truss (29,442)

Update Log 

  • July 12, 2009: Updated by C Hanchey

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