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Belz Road Bridge (1903)

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Historic Beltz Bridge

County photos show the original Plain Warren Truss

Photo from Denton County archives

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BH Photo #239409

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Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Duck Creek on Belz Road in Sanger
Location
Sanger, Denton County, Texas
Status
Relocated to Greenway Park in The Colony, Texas in 2008
History
Built 1903; Rehabilitated 1980; replaced and relocated 2008
Design
Warren pony truss with alternating verticals.
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 61.0 ft.
Total length: 87.0 ft.
Deck width: 11.5 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+33.37963, -97.20517   (decimal degrees)
33°22'47" N, 97°12'19" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/666954/3694812 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Valley View
Inventory numbers
TXNBI 180610AA0172001 (Texas bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 32941 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • May 18, 2022: Updated by Nathan Holth: Reconstruction of page to match current BridgeHunter practice.
  • February 17, 2022: New photos from Bambi Sharkoman
  • February 16, 2022: New photo from Bambi Sharkoman
  • July 20, 2014: Updated by Luke Harden: Noted relocation per forum comment
  • April 24, 2014: Updated by Brad Smith: Bridge has been replaces (with a pony Truss Bridge...)
  • April 21, 2014: New photo from Jerrell Parker
  • February 23, 2014: New photo from Jerrell Parker
  • September 15, 2012: Updated by aaron leibold: Denton County historic photos show twin plain Warren spans. Current photos show a single Polygonal Warren span. Appears the truss spans were updated during renovation

Related Bridges 

Sources 

  • aaron leibold - aaron [dot] mightypenguin [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Jerrell Parker - jerrell [dot] parker [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Brad Smith - gaberdine [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Luke
  • Jesse Sharkoman Berube - jesseberube5 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Nathan Holth

Comments 

Belz Road Bridge
Posted July 20, 2014, by Steve Quarrella (fishpope [at] iname [dot] com)

Removed from Belz Rd, 8/21/2008. Set in Greenway Park in The Colony, 10/14/2008.