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Fall Creek Bridge

Photos 

Facing south on CR 235

Photo taken by M C Toyer in October 2014

BH Photo #299028

Map 

Description 

Warren pony truss with steel stringer approach on south, stone abutments and piling, wood deck and treads

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Fall Creek on CR 235
Location
Hamilton County, Texas
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1900
Design
Warren pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 60.0 ft.
Total length: 77.1 ft.
Deck width: 15.7 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+31.91037, -97.95276   (decimal degrees)
31°54'37" N, 97°57'10" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/599016/3530979 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Spring Creek Gap
Elevation
967 ft. above sea level
Inventory numbers
TXNBI 090980AA0266001 (Texas bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 33068 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 03/2014)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 27.8 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2013)
11

Categories 

Beam (11,967)
Built 1900 (884)
Built during 1900s (6,283)
Hamilton County, Texas (29)
One-lane traffic (7,422)
Open (36,593)
Owned by county (18,855)
Pony truss (15,049)
Span length 50-75 feet (8,903)
Steel stringer (4,696)
Structurally deficient (18,441)
Texas (2,234)
Total length 75-100 feet (5,941)
Truss (29,442)
Warren pony truss (2,947)
Warren truss (5,790)
Wooden deck (5,862)

Update Log 

  • October 8, 2014: Updated by M C Toyer: location, description and added photos
  • July 12, 2009: Updated by C Hanchey

Sources 

  • C Hanchey - cmh2315fl [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • M C Toyer - mctoyer [at] hotmail [dot] com