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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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Street View 

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)
Inventory numbers
TXNBI 072000B00255024 (Texas bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 62725 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 06/2015)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 73.9 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2013)
10

Categories 

Ballinger, Texas (5)
Beam (11,958)
Built 1932 (885)
Built during 1930s (10,579)
Have street view (22,086)
NR-eligible (3,971)
Open (36,584)
Owned by city (4,489)
Runnels County, Texas (12)
Span length 50-75 feet (8,902)
Steel stringer (4,690)
Texas (2,235)
Total length 500-1000 feet (2,539)

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