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Hog Creek Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by David Galbreath

BH Photo #346227

Map 

Facts 

Overview
through truss bridge over Hog Creek on CR 278
Location
Milam County, Texas
Status
Abandoned
History
Built ca. 1910; Bypassed 2004
Design
Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 100.1 ft.
Total length: 101.1 ft.
Deck width: 12.1 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 13.8 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+31.03306, -96.83444   (decimal degrees)
31°01'59" N, 96°50'04" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/706688/3435279 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Baileyville
Inventory numbers
TXNBI 171660AA0151002 (Texas bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 33262 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 09/2007)
Deck condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 100.0 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2008)
20

Categories 

Abandoned (3,024)
Built 1910 (1,030)
Built during 1910s (8,757)
Milam County, Texas (21)
Owned by county (18,854)
Pratt through truss (4,598)
Pratt truss (8,018)
Skewed (4,672)
Span length 100-125 feet (4,034)
Texas (2,235)
Through truss (12,897)
Total length 100-125 feet (4,646)
Truss (29,444)

Update Log 

  • February 28, 2016: Updated by Royce and Bobette Haley: design
  • January 17, 2016: Updated by Luke: Corrected status per forum comment+merged imagery.

Sources 

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

Comments 

Hog Creek Bridge
Posted January 17, 2016, by David Galbreath (galbgen1942 [at] yahoo [dot] com)

The Hog Creek Bridge is still over Hog Creek. It is a Pratt Thru Truss Bridge on CR 278. It was bypass in 2004 with a Cement Slab Bridge. I have pictures of the Old bridge and the Cement Bridge.