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Polecat Creek Bridge

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Facts 

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
Inventory numbers
TXNBI 090740AA0173001 (Texas bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 33009 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 01/2014)
Deck condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 95.0 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2009)
55

Categories 

Built 1900 (883)
Built during 1900s (6,285)
Falls County, Texas (22)
Lost (18,697)
One-lane traffic (7,424)
Owned by county (18,857)
Pony truss (15,054)
Replaced by new bridge (12,393)
Span length 50-75 feet (8,906)
Texas (2,235)
Total length 100-125 feet (4,649)
Truss (29,451)
Wooden deck (5,864)

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