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Eichelberger Crossing Bridge

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Eichelberger Crossing Bridge

Photo taken by C Hanchey in August 2009

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BH Photo #145240

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Overview
Abandoned pony truss bridge over North Fork Bosque River on Old Eichelberger Crossing Road
Location
McLennan County, Texas
Status
Abandoned, partially collapsed
Future prospects
As of April 23, 2014, workers are tearing down the collapsed bridge. McLennan County officials say they hope to reuse it as a pedestrian bridge.

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History
Bypassed by new bridge in 1987
Design
Warren pony truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+31.61668, -97.30786   (decimal degrees)
31°37'00" N, 97°18'28" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/660503/3499191 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Speegleville
Inventory number
BH 43220 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Abandoned (3,027)
Have street view (22,094)
McLennan County, Texas (26)
Owned by county (18,855)
Pony truss (15,051)
Texas (2,234)
Truss (29,445)
Warren pony truss (2,947)
Warren truss (5,791)

Update Log 

  • March 25, 2014: Updated by Luke Harden: Partially collapsed
  • February 16, 2013: New Street View added by Jared Mixson
  • August 15, 2009: Added by C Hanchey

Sources 

  • C Hanchey - cmh2315fl [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Jared Mixson
  • Luke

Comments 

Eichelberger Crossing Bridge
Posted March 25, 2014, by Shane (Sandexc [at] yahoo [dot] com)

The bridge has fallen into the waters below!03/25/2014

Eichelberger Crossing Bridge
Posted December 20, 2012, by Robert Eichelberger (bhushayadas [at] yahoo [dot] com)

Many years ago our Uncle Martin Eichelberger took me and brother Tom to see the bridge over that muddy river. What is the history on how they used it? Cheers! Bob Eichelberger

Eichelberger Crossing Bridge
Posted February 14, 2011, by Bill Eichelberger (wallyum [at] hotmail [dot] com)

Yeah, imagine my surprise. The name pops up occasionally, a WWII general, a pro golfer, a MLB pitcher and the occasional street name. At least we don't have a serial killer like my daughter's friend. :-D

Eichelberger Crossing Bridge
Posted February 13, 2011, by Anthony Dillon (spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com)

Bill........found this one I thought you would like!

But then I saw that you had already found it!! :)

Eichelberger Crossing Bridge
Posted August 16, 2009, by Bill Eichelberger (wallyum [at] hotmail [dot] com)

Let's just say I'm impressed. ;-)