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Frost Creek Bridge

Photos 

LCR 786 Frost Creek Bridge

Photo taken by Scott Wiley in August 2019

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BH Photo #454274

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Frost Creek on CR 786 in Groesbeck
Location
Limestone County, Texas
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1921
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 69.9 ft.
Total length: 116.1 ft.
Deck width: 15.7 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+31.50833, -96.54167   (decimal degrees)
31°30'30" N, 96°32'30" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/733465/3488558 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Groesbeck
Inventory numbers
TXNBI 091470AA0401003 (Texas bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 33213 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Built 1921 (535)
Built during 1920s (9,431)
Limestone County, Texas (34)
NR-eligible (4,029)
One-lane traffic (7,531)
Open (38,312)
Owned by county (19,891)
Pony truss (15,631)
Span length 50-75 feet (9,542)
Structurally deficient (16,414)
Texas (2,361)
Total length 100-125 feet (4,954)
Truss (31,035)

Update Log 

  • August 14, 2019: New photos from Scott Wiley

Sources 

  • Scott Wiley - fifty [dot] fathoms [at] yahoo [dot] com

Comments 

Frost Creek Bridge
Posted July 27, 2012, by Jamie Griffin (my1967firebird [at] gmail [dot] com)

This bridge and its concrete approach spans have been restored. I'll try to follow up with a photo.