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Hogpen Creek Bridge

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Facts 

Overview
Lost pony truss bridge over Hogpen Creek on CR 174
Location
Falls County, Texas
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1900
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 49.9 ft.
Total length: 51.8 ft.
Deck width: 15.7 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+31.47778, -96.77944   (decimal degrees)
31°28'40" N, 96°46'46" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/710947/3484688 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Otto
Inventory numbers
TXNBI 090740AA0247001 (Texas bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 33008 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 02/2012)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 30.2 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2009)
55

Categories 

Built 1900 (899)
Built during 1900s (6,349)
Falls County, Texas (23)
Lost (18,940)
Lost 2012 (302)
Lost during 2010s (2,078)
One-lane traffic (7,433)
Owned by county (18,920)
Pony truss (15,083)
Replaced by new bridge (12,565)
Span length 25-50 feet (13,737)
Structurally deficient (18,551)
Texas (2,258)
Total length 50-75 feet (8,525)
Truss (29,548)
Wooden deck (5,873)

Update Log 

  • December 18, 2012: Updated by Matt Lohry: Updated status per forum post: this bridge has been replaced.

Sources 

  • Matt Lohry

Comments 

Hogpen Creek Bridge
Posted December 18, 2012, by Roger & Kathleen Schumacher (kathleen_schumacher [at] Yahoo [dot] com)

Sorry to say, openning soon is another plain concrete brige. Existing metal bridge is gone without a trace.