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Bulman Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by aaron leibold in March 2014

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BH Photo #280135

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Bowstring pony truss bridge over Pecan Creek on a pedestrian path in Pecan Creek Park
Location
Hamilton, Hamilton County, Texas
Status
Open to pedestrians
History
Built 1884 by the King Bridge Co. over Leon River on CR 301. Relocated and restored in Pecan Creek Park in 1996.
Builder
- King Bridge Co. of Cleveland, Ohio
Design
Bowstring pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 85.0 ft.
Deck width: 12.1 ft.
Also called
Bullman Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+31.71024, -98.11472   (decimal degrees)
31°42'37" N, 98°06'53" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/583883/3508659 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Hamilton East
Average daily traffic (as of 2009)
25
Inventory numbers
TXNBI 090980AA0284001 (Texas bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 49430 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of May 2008)
Overall condition: Good
Superstructure condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 83.5 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • June 28, 2022: New Street View added by Bambi Sharkoman
  • March 24, 2014: New photo from aaron leibold
  • August 27, 2011: Added by James McCray

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Bulman Bridge
Posted June 28, 2022, by Jesse Sharkoman (jesseberube5 [at] gmail [dot] com)

There is a mural in downtown Hamilton of the bridge in its original location.