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Choctaw Bottoms Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Historic American Engineering Record

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BH Photo #118779

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost pony truss bridge over Choctaw Creek on Choctaw Bottoms Road
Location
Grayson County, Texas
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Built by the American Bridge Co.; replaced 1999
Design
Warren pony truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+33.71861, -96.43083   (decimal degrees)
33°43'07" N, 96°25'51" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/738067/3733920 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Ambrose
Inventory number
BH 36969 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Grayson County, Texas (41)
HAER documented (1,096)
Lost (18,671)
Lost 1999 (409)
Lost during 1990s (3,707)
Pony truss (15,049)
Replaced by new bridge (12,369)
Texas (2,235)
Truss (29,442)
Warren pony truss (2,948)
Warren truss (5,789)

Update Log 

  • July 29, 2008: Added by James Baughn

Sources 

  • HAER TX-56 - Choctaw Bottoms Road Bridge, Spanning Choctaw Creek at Choctaw Bottoms Road (County Route 47), Denison vicinity, Grayson County, TX
  • James Baughn - webmaster [at] bridgehunter [dot] com

Comments 

Choctaw Bottoms Bridge
Posted September 2, 2017, by Kevin (collinsmed514 [at] yahoo [dot] com)

What are the dimensions and where is the bridge now?

Choctaw Bottoms Bridge
Posted June 21, 2011, by Brad Smith (gaberdine [at] hotmail [dot] com)

Man it looks a whole lot like the Sulphur River Bridge in Titus / Red River Counties did when it was in use. Guess there was a common model that everybody used.