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Cowhouse Creek Bridge

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BONE CROSSING BRIDGE HAER No. TX-29 Texas Historic Bridges Recording Project

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Posted by Jesse Sharkoman Berube

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Overview
Lost pony truss bridge over Cowhouse Creek on CR 137
Location
Coryell County, Texas
Status
Moved in storage at the Early Day Tractor and Engine Association fairgrounds in 1995
History
Built 1915; Moved to the Early Day Tractor and Engine Association fairgrounds in 1995
Design
Warren pony truss with alternating verticals
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 88.9 ft.
Total length: 164.1 ft.
Deck width: 11.8 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+31.40788, -97.93409   (decimal degrees)
31°24'28" N, 97°56'03" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/601325/3475298 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Purmela
Average daily traffic (as of 2016)
66
Inventory numbers
TXNBI 090500AA0137001 (Texas bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 41990 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of March 2018)
Overall condition: Good
Superstructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 96.9 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • June 30, 2022: Document added by Jesse Sharkoman Berube
  • July 12, 2009: Updated by C Hanchey

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