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Panther Creek Bridge

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Panther Creek on CR 163
Location
Karnes County, Texas
Status
No longer exists
History
Built ca. 1950
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 40.0 ft.
Total length: 59.1 ft.
Deck width: 11.2 ft.
Inventory numbers
TXNBI 161290AA0163001 (Texas bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 33142 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 02/1996)
Deck condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Critical (2 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 15.7 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 1996)
50

Categories 

Built during 1950s (3,255)
Karnes County, Texas (8)
Lost (18,697)
Owned by county (18,857)
Pony truss (15,054)
Replaced by new bridge (12,393)
Span length 25-50 feet (13,587)
Structurally deficient (18,436)
Texas (2,235)
Total length 50-75 feet (8,438)
Truss (29,451)

Update Log 

  • March 1, 2009: Updated by Markus Haas: Bridge has been replaced.

Sources 

  • Markus Haas - markus [at] sweeet [dot] net