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Rocky Creek Bridge

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Rocky Creek on CR 180
Location
Grimes County, Texas
Status
Replaced
History
Built 1940
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 48.9 ft.
Total length: 81.0 ft.
Deck width: 12.1 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+30.55972, -95.99000   (decimal degrees)
30°33'35" N, 95°59'24" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/213190/3384616 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Roans Prairie
Inventory numbers
TXNBI 170940AA0263001 (Texas bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 33059 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 03/2006)
Deck condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Critical (2 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Critical (2 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 2.0 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2008)
70

Categories 

Built 1940 (924)
Built during 1940s (3,612)
Grimes County, Texas (7)
Lost (18,940)
NR-eligible (3,979)
One-lane traffic (7,433)
Owned by county (18,920)
Pony truss (15,083)
Replaced by new bridge (12,565)
Span length 25-50 feet (13,737)
Structurally deficient (18,551)
Texas (2,258)
Total length 75-100 feet (6,001)
Truss (29,548)
Wooden deck (5,873)

Update Log 

  • January 2, 2014: Updated by Luke Harden: Replaced

Sources 

  • Luke

Comments 

Rocky Creek Bridge
Posted January 2, 2014, by Patrick Feller (nakrnsm [at] aol [dot] com)

The satellite view shows that this bridge has been replaced, with no sign of the pony truss.