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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
Average daily traffic (as of 2005)
50
Inventory numbers
TXNBI 041180AA0225002 (Texas bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 33123 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of February 2009)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Critical (2 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 22.2 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

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.