This bridge is one of several unusual Pratt truss bridges in this county which are noted for a unique ornamental portal bracing design. The design features a series of punched holes in the portal bracing which spell out Gonzales County. The portal is further enhanced by portal cresting, which is normally uncommon for rural bridges like this. Although the plaques are missing on this bridge, it is assumed that the obscure bridge company New Jersey Steel and Iron Company of Trenton, New Jersey built this bridge as they did the other two bridges of this style in the county. This bridge includes a pin-connected pony truss approach span at one end which is noted for its lacing on the top of the top chord and end post. The other end has a standard Texas design Warren pony truss which is assumed to be a replacement for a span that would have been like the pin-connected pony truss approach span.
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