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South Paluxy River Bridge

Photos 

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Photo taken by Barclay Gibson

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BH Photo #247912

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost through truss bridge over South Paluxy River on CR 159 (formerly FM 1188)
Location
Erath County, Texas
Status
Removed but not replaced
History
Built 1921
Design
Through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 100.1 ft.
Total length: 166.0 ft.
Deck width: 17.1 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 14.2 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+32.34755, -98.04150   (decimal degrees)
32°20'51" N, 98°02'29" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/590193/3579363 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Bluff Dale
Inventory numbers
TXNBI 020730133201013 (Texas bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 32998 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 07/1991)
Deck condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 56.5 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 1990)
360

Categories 

Built 1921 (496)
Built during 1920s (8,869)
Erath County, Texas (32)
Lost (18,933)
Owned by state (13,892)
Span length 100-125 feet (4,066)
Structurally deficient (18,550)
Texas (2,258)
Through truss (12,948)
Total length 125-175 feet (5,306)
Truss (29,543)

Update Log 

  • February 1, 2013: New photos from Barclay Gibson