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Tehuacana Creek Bridge

Photos 

North approach

Photo taken by Scott Wiley 02/06/11

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BH Photo #193327

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost pony truss bridge over Tehuacana Creek on CR 1031
Location
Freestone County, Texas
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1940; replaced 2014
Design
Warren pony truss with alternating verticals
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 35.1 ft.
Total length: 126.0 ft.
Deck width: 11.5 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+31.83411, -96.34369   (decimal degrees)
31°50'03" N, 96°20'37" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/751393/3525123 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Kirvin
Average daily traffic (as of 2008)
30
Inventory numbers
TXNBI 170820AA0352001 (Texas bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 33030 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of January 2014)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 15.9 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • September 5, 2019: New photo from Scott Wiley
  • February 6, 2011: New photos from Scott Wiley

Sources 

  • Scott Wiley - fifty [dot] fathoms [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Scott Wiley - bellstar120 [at] gmail [dot] com

Comments 

Tehuacana Creek Bridge
Posted September 5, 2019, by Tony Dillon (spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com)

Probably spent at least 500K on an ugly slab to carry 30 cars a day... Could have rehabbed the trusses for a fraction of that. Then to insult to injury they built the new pos next to the historic one and then demoed it.

Tehuacana Creek Bridge
Posted September 5, 2019, by Melissa Brand-Welch (melissabrandwelch [at] msn [dot] com)

Love it