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Branch Denton Creek Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by M C Toyer in December 2007

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BH Photo #294136

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost pony truss bridge over Cottonwood Creek (branch of Denton Creek) on CR 2675
Location
Wise County, Texas
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1928
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 51.8 ft.
Total length: 54.1 ft.
Deck width: 13.5 ft.
Also called
CR 2675 over Cottonwood Creek (branch of Denton Creek)
Approximate latitude, longitude
+33.38694, -97.61778   (decimal degrees)
33°23'13" N, 97°37'04" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/628559/3695038 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
New Harp
Inventory numbers
TXNBI 022490AA0199002 (Texas bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 33453 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 01/2010)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 24.8 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2009)
50

Categories 

Built 1928 (1,048)
Built during 1920s (8,875)
Lost (18,949)
One-lane traffic (7,434)
Owned by county (18,928)
Pony truss (15,088)
Replaced by new bridge (12,573)
Span length 50-75 feet (9,017)
Structurally deficient (18,555)
Texas (2,258)
Total length 50-75 feet (8,528)
Truss (29,557)
Wise County, Texas (51)

Update Log 

  • June 28, 2012: Updated by Tony Dillon: Updated status per forum post
  • June 28, 2012: Updated by aaron leibold: Bridge has been replaced

Sources 

  • aaron leibold - aaron [dot] mightypenguin [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • M C Toyer - mctoyer [at] hotmail [dot] com