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Sandy Fork Bridge

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CR 462- Sandy Fork Bridge

Approach from the west. The rusted sign bolted to the bridge says the load limit is 5 tons, but the modern sign indicates a bit more.

Photo taken by Markus Haas in January 2009

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BH Photo #132441

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Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Sandy Fork on CR 462
Location
Gonzales County, Texas
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1940
Design
Riveted polygonal Warren pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 60.0 ft.
Total length: 62.0 ft.
Deck width: 15.1 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+29.67639, -97.47417   (decimal degrees)
29°40'35" N, 97°28'27" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/647647/3283901 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Sandy Fork
Inventory numbers
TXNBI 130900AA0462001 (Texas bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 33044 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 01/2016)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 47.4 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2013)
40

Update Log 

  • January 18, 2009: New photos from Markus Haas

Sources 

  • Markus Haas - markus [at] sweeet [dot] net