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CR-444 Bridge

CR-444 Bridge

Primary Photographer(s): Nathan Holth

Bridge Documented: August 4, 2019

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Key Facts

Facility Carried / Feature Intersected
CR-444 (Abandoned Alignment) Over Jim Ned Creek
Location
Rural: Coleman County, Texas: United States
Structure Type
Metal 6 Panel Bolt-Connected Warren Pony Truss, Fixed and Approach Spans: Metal 5 Panel Rivet-Connected Pratt Half-Hip Pony Truss, Fixed
Construction Date and Builder / Engineer
1936 By Builder/Contractor: Unknown

Technical Facts

Rehabilitation Date
Not Available or Not Applicable
Main Span Length
101 Feet (31 Meters)
Structure Length
246 Feet (75 Meters)
Roadway Width
15 Feet (4.57 Meters)
Spans
1 Main Span(s) and 5 Approach Span(s)
NBI Number
230420AA0444001

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Bridge Documentation

This bridge, bypassed and abandoned with approach spans removed, is noted for its two surviving pony truss spans, each of a different design. It is not known why the two truss spans are different. The span length of the shorter span is 80 feet. While the difference in length might result in some different member dimensions, the actual truss configuration, connection type, and design of the members is different enough that the spans don't look like they "match" so to speak. It is possible that one of them was relocated and reused at this location. In other words, one or both of these spans might be older than 1936.

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Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
31.879370,-99.278096

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