Old Railroad Road Bridge
Old Railroad Rd Snake Creek Bridge
Photo taken by Scott Wiley 02/13/11
BH Photo #193504
Written by Scott Wiley
The road this bridge carries was once a railroad. The bridge is (was) a train bridge and extremely heavy duty built. Needless to say there are no weight limit signs for auto traffic. If your vehicle can fit on the extremely narrow road deck, you are good to go.
- Pony truss bridge over Snake Creek on Old Railroad Road
- McLennan County, Texas
- Open to traffic
- Built 1920; M-K-T branch abandoned mid 1960s
- - Missouri-Kansas-Texas Railroad (MKT; Katy)
- Parker pony truss with camelback upper chord
Length of largest span: 102.0 ft.
Total length: 107.0 ft.
Deck width: 9.8 ft.
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
- Approximate latitude, longitude
- +31.78500, -97.17000 (decimal degrees)
31°47'06" N, 97°10'12" W (degrees°minutes'seconds")
- Approximate UTM coordinates
- 14/673268/3518062 (zone/easting/northing)
- Quadrangle map:
- Average daily traffic (as of 2016)
- Inventory numbers
- TXNBI 091610AA0454001 (Texas bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 33244 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
- Inspection report (as of April 2018)
- Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 60.7 (out of 100)
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- February 14, 2011: Updated by Matthew Lohry: Updated bridge type
- February 14, 2011: New Street View added by J.P.
- February 13, 2011: Essay added by Scott Wiley
- Scott Wiley - fifty [dot] fathoms [at] yahoo [dot] com
- J.P. - wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com
- Matt Lohry