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Leon River CR 106 Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Barclay Gibson

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BH Photo #249899

Map 

Description 

A Pratt Through Truss Bridge spanning the Leon River, on County Road 106 in Hamilton County, Texas. With a new bridge built along side of this 1940 bridge, it is no longer in use.

Facts 

Overview
Abandoned through truss bridge over Leon River on CR 106
Location
Hamilton County, Texas
Status
Abandoned
History
Bypassed by new bridge.
Design
Pin-connected, 6-panel Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 100.1 ft.
Total length: 170.0 ft.
Deck width: 11.8 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+31.80939, -98.20414   (decimal degrees)
31°48'34" N, 98°12'15" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/575329/3519584 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Gentrys Mill
Inventory numbers
TXNBI 090980AA0294001 (Texas bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 49328 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 06/1998)
Deck condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 0.0 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 1994)
100

Update Log 

  • October 10, 2014: New photos from M C Toyer
  • March 5, 2013: New photos from Barclay Gibson
  • August 12, 2011: Added by aaron leibold

Sources 

  • aaron leibold - aaron [dot] mightypenguin [at] gmail [dot] com
  • M C Toyer - mctoyer [at] hotmail [dot] com

Comments 

Leon River CR 106 Bridge
Posted March 6, 2013, by Tony Dillon (spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com)

More like ca.1900

Leon River CR 106 Bridge
Posted March 5, 2013, by Gene McCluney (gmacfilm [at] live [dot] com)

If it is pin-connected, then it wasn't built new in 1940.