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Bulman Bridge

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Bullman Bridge in its Original Location

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BH Photo #210866

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Overview
Bowstring pony truss bridge over Pecan Creek on a pedestrian path in Pecan Creek Park
Location
Hamilton, Hamilton County, Texas
Status
Open to pedestrians
History
Built 1884 by the King Bridge Co. over Leon River on CR 301. Relocated and restored in Pecan Creek Park in 1996.
Builder
- King Bridge Co. of Cleveland, Ohio
Design
Bowstring pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 85.0 ft.
Deck width: 12.1 ft.
Also called
Bullman Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+31.71056, -98.11471   (decimal degrees)
31°42'38" N, 98°06'53" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/583883/3508694 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Hamilton East
Inventory numbers
TXNBI 090980AA0284001 (Texas bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 49430 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 06/1998)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 15.0 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 1994)
55

Update Log 

  • March 24, 2014: New photo from aaron leibold
  • August 27, 2011: Added by James McCray

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