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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
Inventory numbers
TXNBI 020730AA0270003 (Texas bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 55410 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 06/2014)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 65.9 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2009)
70

Categories 

Built 1921 (490)
Built during 1920s (8,774)
Erath County, Texas (32)
King Bridge Co. (284)
NR-eligible (3,971)
Open (36,582)
Owned by county (18,854)
Pratt through truss (4,595)
Pratt truss (8,008)
Rail-to-road (280)
Railroad (13,091)
Skewed (4,672)
Span length 125-175 feet (3,773)
Texas (2,234)
Texas Central Railroad (3)
Through truss (12,892)
Total length 125-175 feet (5,244)
Truss (29,442)

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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