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Frost Creek Bridge

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Facts 

Note: The following information comes from the National Bridge Inventory and has not been verified.
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)
Inspection (as of 05/2008)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 23.2 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2005)
215

Categories 

Built 1921 (490)
Built during 1920s (8,772)
Limestone County, Texas (36)
NR-eligible (3,971)
One-lane traffic (7,424)
Open (36,587)
Owned by county (18,857)
Pony truss (15,052)
Span length 50-75 feet (8,902)
Structurally deficient (18,433)
Texas (2,235)
Total length 100-125 feet (4,647)
Truss (29,448)

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.