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Indian Creek Bridge / Old Bankhead Highway

Photos 

Through view facing north

Photo taken by M C Toyer in September 2014

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BH Photo #296868

Map 

Description 

Replacement concrete bridge on original 1922 Bankhead Highway / Texas Highway 1 / US 80 alignment, later named US Highway 180.

The highway was straightened and rebuilt in the 1950s but the original route continues to serve as a city street and feeder road.

Facts 

Overview
Slab bridge over Indian Creek on E. Bankhead / Old US 180
Location
Mineral Wells, Palo Pinto County, Texas
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1940
Builder
- Texas Highway Department
Design
Concrete slab with cast in place concrete posts and rails and concrete deck overlaid with asphalt
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 22.0 ft.
Total length: 65.9 ft.
Deck width: 20.0 ft.
Also called
Indian Creek Bridge / Old US 180
Approximate latitude, longitude
+32.80043, -98.18186   (decimal degrees)
32°48'02" N, 98°10'55" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/576600/3629459 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Mineral Wells West
Elevation
805 ft. above sea level
Average daily traffic (as of 2009)
50
Inventory numers
TXNBI 021820AA0118001 (Texas bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 63287 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of February 2015)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 88.5 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • October 2, 2014: Added by M C Toyer

Sources 

  • M C Toyer - mctoyer [at] hotmail [dot] com