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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
Pratt 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
Average daily traffic (as of 2009)
25
Inventory numbers
TXNBI 090740AA0573001 (Texas bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 33000 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of February 2008)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 22.4 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Categories 

Abandoned (3,199)
Built 1930 (1,609)
Built during 1930s (10,863)
Falls County, Texas (27)
One-lane traffic (7,517)
Owned by county (19,116)
Pony truss (15,245)
Pratt pony truss (3,244)
Pratt truss (8,220)
Span length 25-50 feet (14,264)
Structurally deficient (17,802)
Texas (2,333)
Total length 75-100 feet (6,164)
Truss (30,023)
Wooden deck (5,900)

Update Log 

  • September 9, 2016: New photo from aaron leibold

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