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Park Avenue Bridge

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Park Avenue Bridge

Looking NW. Bridge s in the background

Photo taken by Royce and Bobette Haley in August 2014

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BH Photo #293380

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Facts 

Overview
Steel stringer bridge over Elm Creek on Park Avenue
Location
Ballinger, Runnels County, Texas
Status
Open to traffic-Posted for load
History
Built 1932
Design
Steel stringer
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 51.8 ft.
Total length: 798.9 ft.
Deck width: 21.7 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+31.74450, -99.94245   (decimal degrees)
31°44'40" N, 99°56'33" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/410732/3512501 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Ballinger
Average daily traffic (as of 2013)
10
Inventory numbers
TXNBI 072000B00255024 (Texas bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 62725 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of June 2015)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 73.9 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Categories 

Ballinger, Texas (5)
Beam (12,939)
Built 1932 (889)
Built during 1930s (10,771)
Have street view (23,736)
NR-eligible (3,979)
Open (37,179)
Owned by city (4,676)
Runnels County, Texas (12)
Span length 50-75 feet (9,167)
Steel stringer (5,106)
Texas (2,305)
Total length 500-1000 feet (2,576)

Update Log 

  • September 5, 2014: New photos from Royce and Bobette Haley
  • September 1, 2014: Added by Royce and Bobette Haley

Sources 

  • Royce and Bobette Haley - roycehaley111 [at] yahoo [dot] com