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North Bosque River Bridge

Photos 

1

Photo taken by Barclay Gibson

Enlarge

BH Photo #247922

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pratt through truss bridge over North Bosque River on CR 270
Location
Erath County, Texas
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1921
Builder
- King Bridge Co. of Cleveland, Ohio
Railroads
- Rail-to-road
- Texas Central Railroad (TC)
Design
Skewed, riveted, 7-panel Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Span length: 158.1 ft.
Total length: 158.1 ft.
Deck width: 14.4 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+32.00139, -98.08167   (decimal degrees)
32°00'05" N, 98°04'54" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/586741/3540958 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Clairette
Average daily traffic (as of 2016)
70
Inventory numbers
TXNBI 020730AA0270003 (Texas bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 55410 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of June 2016)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 69.4 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Categories 

Built 1921 (514)
Built during 1920s (9,081)
Erath County, Texas (33)
King Bridge Co. (301)
NR-eligible (3,979)
Open (37,189)
Owned by county (19,013)
Pratt through truss (4,705)
Pratt truss (8,181)
Rail-to-road (294)
Railroad (13,777)
Skewed (4,776)
Span length 125-175 feet (3,857)
Texas (2,305)
Texas Central Railroad (3)
Through truss (13,182)
Total length 125-175 feet (5,386)
Truss (29,883)

Update Log 

  • March 24, 2014: New photos from aaron leibold
  • February 1, 2013: New photos from Barclay Gibson
  • February 1, 2013: Added by James Baughn

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