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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)
Elevation
805 ft. above sea level
Inventory numbers
TXNBI 021820AA0118001 (Texas bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 63287 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 02/2015)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 88.5 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2009)
50

Update Log 

  • October 2, 2014: Added by M C Toyer

Sources 

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