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Mueller Bridge

Photos 

West end view

The road is blocked off about 300 yards before the bridge, but is still used for farm equipment.

Photo taken by Markus Haas in July 2008

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BH Photo #117337

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Cibolo Creek on CR 337
Location
Wilson County, Texas
Status
Closed to all traffic
History
Built 1915 by the Alamo Construction Company; Closed to traffic in 1988
Builder
- Alamo Construction Co. of San Antonio, Texas
Design
Three-span riveted polygonal Warren pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 107.9 ft.
Total length: 252.0 ft.
Deck width: 15.4 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on October 16, 2007
Also called
Mueller Bridge at McAlister Crossing
Cibolo Creek Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+29.35111, -98.07472   (decimal degrees)
29°21'04" N, 98°04'29" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/589817/3247242 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
La Vernia
Inventory numbers
TXNBI 152470AA0365001 (Texas bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
NRHP 07001094 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
BH 33434 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 11/2007)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 16.8 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2005)
10

Update Log 

  • January 4, 2012: Updated by Jason Straub: added NRHP info
  • July 13, 2009: Updated by C Hanchey: Bridge is on the National Register
  • July 10, 2008: Updated by Markus Haas: Added number of spans.

Sources 

  • Markus Haas - markus [at] sweeet [dot] net
  • C Hanchey - cmh2315fl [at] yahoo [dot] com