Rating:
3 votes

Providence Road Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Anonymous in September 2013

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BH Photo #281469

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over Little Brazos River on Providence Road
Location
Robertson County, Texas
Status
Open to traffic
Builders
- BACH Steel of Holt, Michigan (Restoration)
- Davis Construction Inc. of Lansing, Michigan (Restoration)
Design
Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 149.9 ft.
Total length: 172.9 ft.
Deck width: 15.4 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 19.0 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+30.92333, -96.65833   (decimal degrees)
30°55'24" N, 96°39'30" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/723757/3423455 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Calvert
Inventory numbers
TXNBI 171980AA0125001 (Texas bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 33345 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 10/2015)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 46.6 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2015)
30

Update Log 

  • August 17, 2017: Updated by Christopher Finigan: Added category "Pin-connected"
  • August 31, 2014: New photos from Julie Bowers
  • April 19, 2014: Photo imported by Patrick Feller
  • April 10, 2014: Updated by Nathan Holth: Minor page refinements.

Sources 

Comments 

Providence Road Bridge
Posted September 23, 2013, by Anonymous

Another beautiful restoration by Nels Raynor & James Ahrens. Good luck on all your future work anywhere & everywhere you can go to restore these graceful structures of steel. I know it takes a lot from you physically and emotionally, but they are transcendent. Makes me proud.

Providence Road Bridge
Posted August 6, 2013, by Nels Raynor (Bachsteel [at] me [dot] com)

Bringing another back to life

Providence Road Bridge
Posted February 9, 2013, by Julie Bowers (jbowerz1 [at] gmail [dot] com)

UNDER CONSTRUCTION

Providence Road Bridge
Posted July 30, 2012, by Jamie Griffin (my1967firebird [at] gmail [dot] com)

This bridge is scheduled for restoration.