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Plemons Bridge

Photos 

3/4 View from Bluff to South

Photo taken by Historic American Engineering Record

View photos at Library of Congress

BH Photo #139591

Map 

Street Views 

Video 

Driving across

Video shot Dec. 2008 by Barclay Gibson

Play video on YouTube

Facts 

Overview
Thirty-span Warren pony truss bridge over the Canadian River on CR 225
Location
Hutchinson County, Texas
Status
Closed to traffic
Future prospects
Closed as of 8/11/2009. As of 2014, Bypassed and abandoned.
History
Built 1926
Builder
- Austin Bridge Co. of Dallas, Texas and Atlanta, Georgia
Design
30-span Warren pony truss bridge.
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 80.1 ft.
Total length: 2,471.2 ft. (0.5 mi.)
Deck width: 15.4 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 9.2 ft.
Also called
Canadian River Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+35.75000, -101.34889   (decimal degrees)
35°45'00" N, 101°20'56" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/287615/3958764 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Phillips
Elevation
2745 ft. above sea level
Inventory numbers
TXNBI 041180AA0225002 (Texas bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 33123 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 02/2007)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 24.3 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2005)
50

Update Log 

  • January 14, 2015: Updated by Nathan Holth: Status: Bypassed and abandoned.
  • February 12, 2013: Updated by Tony Dillon: Added name
  • October 4, 2011: New Street View added by Craig Philpott
  • May 4, 2010: New Street View added by Nathan Holth
  • December 20, 2009: New video from Barclay Gibson
  • August 20, 2009: Updated by John Cross: "Bridge has been Closed", "Photos/Info Added"
  • May 2, 2009: New photos from Rick Mattioni

Sources 

  • HAER TX-42 - Stinnett Road Bridge, Spanning Canadian River at County Route 225, Borger vicinity, Hutchinson County, TX
  • Rick Mattioni
  • John Cross - jcross [at] cross-photography [dot] com
  • Nathan Holth
  • Craig Philpott - craigphilpott63 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com

Comments 

Plemons Bridge
Posted January 14, 2015, by Nathan Holth (webmaster [at] historicbridges [dot] org)

A new bridge has been built and the historic bridge left standing next to the replacement.

Canadian River Bridge
Posted August 20, 2009, by John Cross (jcross [at] fortsmithhome [dot] com)

Bridgehunters that want to visit this bridge: I suggest you approach from the NNW. Plemons Road/Ranch 2277 off TX 207/152/136 will get a better view from the plateau at that approach.