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Bear Creek Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Barclay Gibson

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BH Photo #249872

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Abandoned through truss bridge over Bear Creek on CR 103
Location
Hamilton County, Texas
Status
Abandoned
History
Bypassed 2001
Design
Pin-connected, 4-panel Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 69.9 ft.
Total length: 97.1 ft.
Deck width: 11.8 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 15.8 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+31.77111, -98.16222   (decimal degrees)
31°46'16" N, 98°09'44" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/579329/3515370 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Gentrys Mill
Inventory numbers
TXNBI 090980AA0296002 (Texas bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 33064 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 06/1998)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 14.7 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 1999)
55

Update Log 

  • October 10, 2014: New photos from M C Toyer
  • March 5, 2013: New photos from Barclay Gibson
  • February 11, 2013: Bridge is still standing
  • July 12, 2009: Updated by C Hanchey

Sources 

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