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Bell Branch Bridge

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Bell Branch Bridge

Photo taken by aaron leibold

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BH Photo #363563

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Overview
Pony truss bridge over Bell Branch on CR 303
Location
Falls County, Texas
Status
Derelict/abandoned
History
Built 1930
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 48.9 ft.
Total length: 82.0 ft.
Deck width: 14.8 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+31.18639, -96.96639   (decimal degrees)
31°11'11" N, 96°57'59" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/693781/3452040 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Cedar Springs
Inventory numbers
TXNBI 090740AA0573001 (Texas bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 33000 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 06/2006)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 22.4 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2005)
21

Categories 

Abandoned (3,025)
Built 1930 (1,603)
Built during 1930s (10,582)
Falls County, Texas (22)
One-lane traffic (7,422)
Owned by county (18,855)
Pony truss (15,049)
Span length 25-50 feet (13,587)
Structurally deficient (18,441)
Texas (2,234)
Total length 75-100 feet (5,941)
Truss (29,442)
Wooden deck (5,862)

Update Log 

  • September 9, 2016: New photo from aaron leibold

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