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Ecleto Creek CR 434 Bridge

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Facts 

Overview
Lost pony truss bridge over Ecleto Creek on CR 434
Location
Wilson County, Texas
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Built ca. 1920
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 66.9 ft.
Total length: 68.9 ft.
Deck width: 12.5 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+29.31750, -97.90583   (decimal degrees)
29°19'03" N, 97°54'21" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/606247/3243659 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Alum
Inventory numbers
TXNBI 152470AA0338001 (Texas bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 33437 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 10/1999)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 20.7 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 1994)
50

Categories 

Built during 1920s (8,751)
Lost (18,649)
Owned by county (18,846)
Pony truss (15,046)
Replaced by new bridge (12,349)
Span length 50-75 feet (8,889)
Structurally deficient (18,407)
Texas (2,235)
Total length 50-75 feet (8,429)
Truss (29,433)
Wilson County, Texas (16)

Update Log 

  • June 15, 2008: Markus Haas reports bridge has been replaced
  • June 15, 2008: Updated by Max Johnson: Updated "Status"

Comments 

Ecleto Creek Bridge
Posted June 14, 2008, by Markus Haas (markus [at] sweeet [dot] net)

This bridge is sadly gone. It's been replaced by a standard concrete span.