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Yellow Bayou Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Patrick Feller

License: Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY)

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BH Photo #252766

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over Yellow Bayou on St. John Rd. (CR 2053)
Location
Newton County, Texas
Status
Bypassed by new bridge
History
Built 1930
Design
Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 142.1 ft.
Total length: 171.9 ft.
Deck width: 16.1 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 14.0 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+30.95333, -93.65000   (decimal degrees)
30°57'12" N, 93°39'00" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/437916/3424611 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Shankleville
Inventory numbers
TXNBI 201760AA0295001 (Texas bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 33299 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Abandoned (3,053)
Built 1930 (1,621)
Built during 1930s (10,691)
NR-eligible (3,979)
Newton County, Texas (12)
Owned by county (18,920)
Pratt through truss (4,624)
Pratt truss (8,069)
Skewed (4,717)
Span length 125-175 feet (3,834)
Texas (2,258)
Through truss (12,948)
Total length 125-175 feet (5,308)
Truss (29,548)
Wooden deck (5,873)

Update Log 

  • April 22, 2013: New photos from Luke Harden

Sources 

  • Luke