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Polecat Creek Bridge

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Overview
Pony truss bridge over Polecat Creek on CR 268
Location
Falls County, Texas
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1900
Design
Pony truss-Replaced in 2009 with a prestressed stringer
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 68.9 ft.
Total length: 108.9 ft.
Deck width: 15.4 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+31.26000, -96.65472   (decimal degrees)
31°15'36" N, 96°39'17" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/723313/3460789 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Kosse West
Average daily traffic (as of 2016)
50
Inventory numbers
TXNBI 090740AA0173001 (Texas bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 33009 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of February 2016)
Overall condition: Good
Superstructure condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 98 (out of 100)
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Categories 

Built 1900 (889)
Built during 1900s (6,434)
Falls County, Texas (25)
Lost (19,649)
One-lane traffic (7,486)
Owned by county (18,958)
Pony truss (15,161)
Replaced by new bridge (13,000)
Span length 50-75 feet (9,113)
Texas (2,296)
Total length 100-125 feet (4,734)
Truss (29,814)
Wooden deck (5,884)

Update Log 

  • April 10, 2015: Updated by Royce and Bobette Haley: Changed status added new bridge design

Sources 

  • Royce and Bobette Haley - roycehaley111 [at] yahoo [dot] com