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Good Hope Road Bridge

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Good Hope Road Bridge

looking North. East approach 2 Warren Pony trusses with alternating verticals. Main span Polygonal Warren Pony truss with alternating verticals. West approach Warren Pony truss with alternating verticals.

Photo taken by royce haley in May 2014

License: Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY)

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BH Photo #284260

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Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Atascosa River on Good Hope Road
Location
Live Oak County, Texas
Status
Open to traffic but load zoned.
History
Built 1910; rehabilitated 1991
Design
East approach is two Warren Pony trusses with alternating verticals. Main span is Polygonal Warren Pony truss with alternating verticals. West approach is single Warren Pony truss with alternating verticals
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 100.1 ft.
Total length: 283.2 ft.
Deck width: 15.7 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+28.51917, -98.20250   (decimal degrees)
28°31'09" N, 98°12'09" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/578034/3154974 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Comanche Hills
Inventory numbers
TXNBI 161490AA0210001 (Texas bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 33224 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 05/2015)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 28.6 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2011)
55

Update Log 

  • May 26, 2014: Updated by royce haley: Posting photos. More accurate identification of spans.

Sources 

  • Royce and Bobette Haley - roycehaley111 [at] yahoo [dot] com

Comments 

Good Hope Road Bridge
Posted July 28, 2015, by Curtis Herring (curtis [dot] herring55 [at] gmail [dot] com)

This bridge is 105 years old and would make a nice walk over bridge for years to come . a good piece of history for future generations. it shouldn't be torn down