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Forney Bridge

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Forney gap

Only the skeleton remains

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BH Photo #242886

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Description 

Old Dixie Overland Highway Bridge over East Fork Trinity River before it was bypassed by US80 to the north

Facts 

Overview
Abandoned warren pony truss with alternating verticals bridge over trinity river on road
Location
Kaufman County, Texas
Status
Derelict/abandoned
Design
Warren pony truss with alternating verticals
Dimensions
Total length: 100.0 ft.
Also called
Forney Gap
Dixie Overland Highway
Approximate latitude, longitude
+32.75090, -96.50891   (decimal degrees)
32°45'03" N, 96°30'32" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/733389/3626417 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Mesquite
Inventory number
BH 54466 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • December 24, 2019: New photos from jesse berube
  • November 14, 2012: Added by aaron leibold

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