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Hondo Creek Bridge

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Overview
Through truss bridge over Hondo Creek on CR 545
Location
Medina County, Texas
Status
Replaced by new bridge, but moved to a field near orignal site
History
Built 1920; rehabilitated 1985
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 178.2 ft.
Total length: 274.9 ft.
Deck width: 15.4 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 14.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+29.22139, -99.07750   (decimal degrees)
29°13'17" N, 99°04'39" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/492467/3232516 (zone/easting/northing)
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Biry
Inventory numbers
TXNBI 151630AA0241001 (Texas bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 33257 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 10/2007)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 13.8 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2005)
100

Update Log 

  • May 24, 2008: Updated by Max Johnson

Comments 

Hondo Creek Bridge
Posted May 23, 2008, by Roger & Kathleen Schumacher (kathleen_schumacher [at] Yahoo [dot] com)

Bridge has been replaced with a concrete one. At least we were lucky enough to see what was left of it on the side of the road.