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Oak Forest Bridge

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Oak Forest Bridge

Photo taken by C Hanchey in August 2009

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BH Photo #145394

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Facts 

Overview
Reolcated through truss bridge. Formerly CR 143 bridge over the Guadalupe River.
Location
Gonzales County, Texas
Status
Relocated from CR 143 over the Guadalupe River to a pedestrian trail over Kerr Creek in Gonzales
History
Built 1913; Replacement bridge constructed in 2003 and main span relocated for a pedestrian trail over Kerr Creek in Gonzales
Builders
- A.A. Alsbury & Co.
- Ottumwa Bridge Co. of Ottumwa, Iowa
Design
Parker through truss with two Pratt trusses on either side of the main span
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 140.1 ft.
Total length: 359.9 ft.
Deck width: 14.8 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 13.6 ft.
Also called
Guadalupe River Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+29.48778, -97.58694   (decimal degrees)
29°29'16" N, 97°35'13" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/636987/3262860 (zone/easting/northing)
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Cost
Average daily traffic (as of 2013)
90
Inventory numbers
TXNBI 130900AA0143001 (Texas bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 33037 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of December 2015)
Overall condition: Good
Superstructure condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 96.9 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • January 29, 2013: Updated by Tony Dillon: Added additional builder info.
  • August 15, 2009: New photos from C Hanchey
  • July 13, 2009: Updated by C Hanchey: Main span of bridge was relocated for use a pedestrian bridge in Gonzales

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