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Blanco River Bridge

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Overview
Lost Steel stringer bridge over Blanco River on Old Martindale Road
Location
Hays County, Texas
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1915
Design
Steel stringer
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 38.1 ft.
Total length: 149.9 ft.
Deck width: 18.4 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+29.87132, -97.91551   (decimal degrees)
29°52'17" N, 97°54'56" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/604734/3305020 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
San Marcos South
Inventory numbers
TXNBI 141060AA0295001 (Texas bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 54826 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 05/2000)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 45.6 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 1998)
666

Categories 

Beam (12,274)
Built 1915 (1,135)
Built during 1910s (8,806)
Hays County, Texas (7)
Lost (18,942)
Owned by county (18,923)
Replaced by new bridge (12,567)
Span length 25-50 feet (13,737)
Steel stringer (4,841)
Structurally deficient (18,552)
Texas (2,258)
Total length 125-175 feet (5,308)

Update Log 

  • December 6, 2012: Added by Jared Mixson

Sources 

  • Jared Mixson