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Mulberry Creek Bridge

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Mulberry Creek Bridge

Photo taken by C Hanchey in August 2009

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BH Photo #145386

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Overview
Relocated Bedstead pony truss bridge. Formerly Hermis Road (CR 424) over Mulberry Creek
Location
Schulenburg, Fayette County, Texas
Status
Relocated from Hermis Road (CR 424) to a park in Schulenburg and open to pedestrians.
History
Built 1888 by A.J. Tullock and Company; Replacement bridge built in 2001 and 1888 bridge relocated to a park in Schulenburg
Builders
- A.J. Tullock of Leavenworth, Kansas
- King Bridge Co. of Cleveland, Ohio
Design
Pinned Pratt bedstead pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 60.0 ft.
Total length: 61.0 ft.
Deck width: 11.8 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on April 21, 1975
Approximate latitude, longitude
+29.67405, -96.91082   (decimal degrees)
29°40'27" N, 96°54'39" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/702174/3284493 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Schulenburg
Inventory numbers
NRHP 75001976 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
TXNBI 130760AA0291001 (Texas bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 33017 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 08/2006)
Deck condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 99.0 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2008)
60

Update Log 

  • August 17, 2017: New Street View added by Dana and Kay Klein
  • August 17, 2017: Updated by Robert Elder: Added category "Cruciform Outriggers"
  • August 17, 2017: Updated by Christopher Finigan: Added category "Pin-connected"
  • December 1, 2014: New Street View added by Dave King
  • November 22, 2012: Updated by Tony Dillon: Modified description
  • August 15, 2009: Updated by C Hanchey: Bridge has been relocated to a park in Schulenburg; added bridge builder and NRHP info; added GPS coordinates to relocated site

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