Rating:
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Blanket Creek Bridge

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Blanket Creek Bridge

Photo taken by C Hanchey in August 2009

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BH Photo #144758

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Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Blanket Creek on CR 550
Location
Mills County, Texas
Status
Closed to all traffic
History
Built 1912
Design
Half-hip Pratt pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 80.1 ft.
Total length: 144.0 ft.
Deck width: 11.2 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+31.53083, -98.74444   (decimal degrees)
31°31'51" N, 98°44'40" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/524260/3488462 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory numbers
TXNBI 231670AA0119001 (Texas bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 33267 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 02/2007)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 17.0 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2002)
60

Update Log 

  • November 9, 2011: New photo from Ken Miller
  • August 10, 2009: New photo from C Hanchey

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