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Richland Creek Bridge

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Richland Creek Bridge

Photo taken by C Hanchey in August 2009

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BH Photo #144753

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Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Richland Creek on CR 236
Location
San Saba County, Texas
Status
Open to traffic
Future prospects
Available for reuse
History
Built 1936
Design
Riveted warren pony truss.
Wooden deck has been replaced with a metal pipe deck.
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 59.1 ft.
Total length: 112.9 ft.
Deck width: 15.7 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+31.27222, -98.88000   (decimal degrees)
31°16'20" N, 98°52'48" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/511423/3459777 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Richland Springs
Inventory numbers
TXNBI 232060AA0137003 (Texas bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 33360 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 11/2015)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 32.2 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2013)
50

Update Log 

  • January 11, 2016: Updated by Andy Peters: adds that bridge is scheduled for closure and is available for adaptive re-use
  • August 10, 2009: New photos from C Hanchey

Sources 

  • C Hanchey - cmh2315fl [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Andy Peters - anpete1971 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Brownwood Bulletin - TxDOT looking for new owner for historic truss bridge
  • Texas DOT - includes photos