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Johnson Fork Creek Bridge

Photos 

Approach from the east side

Photo taken by Markus Haas in May 2010

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BH Photo #166679

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over Johnson Fork Creek on former State Hwy 27/US 290
Location
Kimble County, Texas
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1937-38
Builder
- Word & Worrell of Fort Worth, Texas
Design
Two 120-foot Parker through truss spans and eight steel I-beam approach spans
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 120.1 ft.
Total length: 666.0 ft.
Deck width: 24.0 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 16.0 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on October 10, 1996
Approximate latitude, longitude
+30.42617, -99.67987   (decimal degrees)
30°25'34" N, 99°40'48" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/434709/3366205 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Segovia
Average daily traffic (as of 2013)
10
Inventory numbers
TXNBI 071340014201035 (Texas bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
NRHP 96001113 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
BH 33150 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of August 2018)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 82.5 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • February 14, 2021: New photos from C Hanchey
  • January 4, 2012: Updated by Jason Straub: added NRHP info
  • May 31, 2010: Updated by Markus Haas: Added truss type
  • March 22, 2010: Updated by Nathan Holth: Added Street View.

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Comments 

Johnson Fork Creek Bridge
Posted December 19, 2020, by Wbchloe (whbroadw [at] hotmail [dot] com)

This now basically the bridge to nowhere. It is what is left of Old US 290 and only goes a mile further to dead-end after going under I-10.