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Bill Lowe Road Bridge

Photos 

Elevation

Photo taken by W Schutz

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BH Photo #224343

Map 

Description 

Bridge closed in 2007 due to severe rust of truss elements and a cracked diagonal. Replacement is a PS concrete slab beam bridge.

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Pomponaugh Creek on Bill Lowe Road
Location
Sabine County, Texas
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1920
Design
Warren Pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 69.9 ft.
Total length: 70.9 ft.
Deck width: 15.7 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+31.22167, -93.96139   (decimal degrees)
31°13'18" N, 93°57'41" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/408430/3454566 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Pineland South
Inventory numbers
TXNBI 112020AA0553001 (Texas bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 33353 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 08/2007)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Critical (2 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 30.1 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2002)
55

Update Log 

  • February 2, 2012: Updated by W Schutz: Bridge replaced in 2011.