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Pennybacker Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 30.349961,-97.796993

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Carries Texas Loop 360 over Colorado River
Design: arch/through/steel
Design Details: Steel through arch, made of weathering steel
Total Length: 1150.0 Feet
Span Length: 599.1 Feet

Overview: Steel through arch bridge over Lake Austin/Colorado River on Texas Loop 360
History: Opened to traffic December 3, 1982
Built: 1982

Location: Travis County

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Pennybacker Bridge from the west

Pennybacker Bridge over Lake Austin, viewed from a high bluff in Emma Long Metropolitan Park, with recreational boats underneath.

Photo taken by Roger Deschner in December 1989

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Pennybacker Bridge

Photo taken by Wikipedia user Dbtfz in July, 2005

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Pennybacker Bridge

Looking West from a hill top maybe a mile away. Downtown Austin background left

Photo taken by Royce and Bobette Haley in April 2014

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Pennybacker Bridge

Looking NE

Photo taken by Royce and Bobette Haley in April 2014

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Pennybacker Bridge

Looking NE

Photo taken by Royce and Bobette Haley in April 2014

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Pennybacker Bridge

Looking NE

Photo taken by Royce and Bobette Haley in April 2014

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Pennybacker Bridge

Looking East

Photo taken by Royce and Bobette Haley in April 2014

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Pennybacker Bridge

Looking east

Photo taken by Royce and Bobette Haley in April 2014

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Pennybacker Bridge

Looking SW

Photo taken by Royce and Bobette Haley in April 2014

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Looking SW

Photo taken by Royce and Bobette Haley in April 2014

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Pennybacker Bridge

Driving SW

Photo taken by Royce and Bobette Haley in April 2014

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Photo taken by Todd Wilson in 2008

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Barton Springs Bridge

Status: Open to traffic
At risk for demolition and replacement.

Location: 30.264722,-97.765000

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Carries Barton Springs Road over Barton Creek
Design: arch/deck/open
Design Details: Concrete open spandrel deck arch.
Total Length: 212.0 Feet
Span Length: 70.0 Feet

Overview: Concrete arch bridge over Barton Creek on Barton Springs Road in Austin
History: Built 1926; rehabilitated 1946
Built: 1926

Location: Travis County

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Elevation.

Photo taken by David Ingram in December 2012. (CC BY NC)

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Elevation.

Photo taken by Chelsea Gomez in January 2010

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Elevation.

Photo taken by Ted Lee Eubanks

287358

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Barton Springs Road Bridge

Looking SE along the northeast side of bridge. New MOB pedestrian bridge in foreground.

Photo taken by Royce and Bobette Haley in April 2014

287359

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Barton Springs Road Bridge

Detail northeast side of bridge. New MOB pedestrian bridge in foreground

Photo taken by Royce and Bobette Haley in April 2014

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Barton Springs Road Bridge

Looking SE from the northwest bank

Photo taken by Royce and Bobette Haley in April 2014

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Barton Springs Road Bridge

Looking SW from the new MOB bridge just NW of bridge

Photo taken by Royce and Bobette Haley in April 2014

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Barton Springs Road Bridge

Looking SE along the northeast side of bridge

Photo taken by Royce and Bobette Haley in April 2014

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Barton Spings Road Bridge

Looking SE from northeast side of bridge

Photo taken by Royce and Bobette Haley in April 2014

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Barton Spings Road Bridge

Looking SE from northwest side of bridge

Photo taken by Royce and Bobette Haley in April 2014

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Barton Spings Road Bridge

Plaque on northwest end of bridge

Photo taken by Royce and Bobette Haley in April 2014

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Barton Spings Road Bridge

Looking East from northwest bank

Photo taken by Royce and Bobette Haley in April 2014

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Barton Spings Road Bridge

Looking SE from MOB on northwest bank

Photo taken by Royce and Bobette Haley in April 2014

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Barton Spings Road Bridge

Looking East from the northwest bank. MOB on left

Photo taken by Royce and Bobette Haley in April 2014

405185

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Lamar Boulevard Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 30.265556,-97.756389

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Carries Loop 343 over Colorado River
Design: arch/deck/open
Design Details: Arch
Total Length: 659.2 Feet
Span Length: 109.9 Feet

Overview: Open Spandrel arch bridge over Colorado River on Loop 343 in Austin
History: Built 1943
Built: 1943

Location: Travis County

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File:Lamar Bridge 2007.jpg

Photo taken by Larry D. Moore

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South Lamar Street Bridge

Looking West from the new Steel stringer pedestrian bridge across Colorado River in Austin.

Photo taken by Royce and Bobette Haley in April 2014

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South Lamar Street Bridge

Single span looking West from the pedestrian bridge across Colorado River, Austin

Photo taken by Royce and Bobette Haley in April 2014

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South Lamar Blvd. Bridge

Looking SW

Photo taken by Royce and Bobette Haley in April 2014

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South Lamar Blvd. Bridge

Looking NW from the S. 1st Street Bridge-foreground UP-Colorado Bridge, Mid pedestrian walkway across Colorado and background South Lamar Street Bridge

Photo taken by Royce and Bobette Haley in April 2014

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Published prior to 1923

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Montopolis Bridge (1938)

Status: Open to pedestrians only

Location: 30.245556,-97.691389

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Carries US 183 Southbound Frontage Road over Colorado River
Design: truss/through/camelback
Design Details: 5 - Camelback through truss main spans with 4 simple steel I-beam approach spans
Total Length: 1221.2 Feet
Span Length: 200.1 Feet

Overview: Camelback through truss bridge over Colorado River on US 183 Southbound Frontage Road in Austin
History: Built 1938; closed to vehicles in 2018
Built: 1938

Location: Travis County

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Photo taken by W Schutz

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Photo taken by Larry D. Moore

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Colorado River Bridge

Looking NW

Photo taken by Royce and Bobette Haley in September 2014

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Colorado River Bridge

Looking MW

Photo taken by Royce and Bobette Haley in September 2014

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Colorado River Bridge

Looking North

Photo taken by Royce and Bobette Haley in September 2014

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Colorado River Bridge

Looking North

Photo taken by Royce and Bobette Haley in September 2014

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Colorado River Bridge

Looking North

Photo taken by Royce and Bobette Haley in September 2014

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Colorado River Bridge

Looking SE

Photo taken by Royce and Bobette Haley in September 2014

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Colorado River Bridge

Looking South

Photo taken by Royce and Bobette Haley in September 2014

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Colorado River Bridge

Detail

Photo taken by Royce and Bobette Haley in September 2014

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Colorado River Bridge

Looking SW

Photo taken by Royce and Bobette Haley in September 2014

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Colorado River Bridge

Looking SE

Photo taken by Royce and Bobette Haley in September 2014

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Colorado River Bridge

Detail

Photo taken by Royce and Bobette Haley in September 2014

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Colorado River Bridge

Detail

Photo taken by Royce and Bobette Haley in September 2014

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Colorado River Bridge

Looking SE

Photo taken by Royce and Bobette Haley in April 2014

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Colorado River Bridge

Looking South

Photo taken by Royce and Bobette Haley in April 2014

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Colorado River Bridge

Barrel South

Photo taken by Royce and Bobette Haley in April 2014

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Colorado River Bridge

Looking NW

Photo taken by Royce and Bobette Haley in April 2014

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Colorado River Bridge

Looking South

Photo taken by Royce and Bobette Haley in September 2014

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Photo taken by Todd Wilson in 2008

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Montopolis Bridge

after conversion to pedestrian/bike bridge

Photo taken by gapryani3

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Draw Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 30.356944,-97.783889

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Carries FM 2222 over Unnamed draw
Design: arch/deck/stone
Design Details: Stone arch
Total Length: 24.9 Feet
Span Length: 24.9 Feet

Overview: Stone arch bridge over an unnamed draw on FM 2222 in Austin
History: Built 1915; rehabilitated 1966
Built: 1915

Location: Travis County

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Immanuel Road Bridge

Status: Open to pedestrians only
Bypassed by new bridge

Location: 30.434167,-97.610556

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Carries Closed to Vehicles over Gilleland Creek
Design: truss/pony/polygonal/verticals
Design Details: Polygonal Warren pony truss with verticals. Riveted construction.
Total Length: 69.9 Feet
Span Length: 69.9 Feet

Overview: Pony truss bridge over Gilleland Creek on Immanuel Road in Austin
History: Built 1935
Built: 1935

Location: Travis County

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Immanuel Road Bridge

Looking NE

Photo taken by Royce and Bobette Haley in May 2014

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Immanuel Road Bridge

Looking North

Photo taken by Royce and Bobette Haley in May 2014

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Immanuel Road Bridge

Looking SW

Photo taken by Royce and Bobette Haley in May 2014

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Immanuel Road Bridge

Some detail looking NE

Photo taken by Royce and Bobette Haley in May 2014

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Immanuel Road Bridge

Looking NW

Photo taken by Royce and Bobette Haley in May 2014

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Manor Road Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 30.285833,-97.708333

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Carries Manor Road over Boggy Creek
Design: arch/deck/stone
Design Details: Stone arch sandwiched by culverts on the south and north sides.
Total Length: 23.0 Feet
Span Length: 20.0 Feet

Overview: Stone arch bridge over Boggy Creek on Manor Road in Austin
History: Built 1921; rehabilitated 1960
Built: 1921

Location: Travis County

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Manor Road Bridge

Looking SE

Photo taken by Royce and Bobette Haley in April 2014

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Manor Road Bridge

Looking NW

Photo taken by Royce and Bobette Haley in April 2014

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Manor Road Bridge

Looking South. You can see the culvert they added to expand the north side. Arch can also be seen.

Photo taken by Royce and Bobette Haley in April 2014

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Manor Road Bridge

Looking South. Arch is clearer.

Photo taken by Royce and Bobette Haley in April 2014

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Manor Road Bridge

Looking South

Photo taken by Royce and Bobette Haley in April 2014

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Manor Road Bridge

Looking South from under the bridge at the south side culvert sandwiching the arch

Photo taken by Royce and Bobette Haley in April 2014

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Mt. Bonnell Road Bridge

Status: Open to Pedestrians

Location: 30.315560,-97.773610

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Carries Mt. Bonnell Road over Water Plant Road
Design: truss/pony/polygonal
Design Details: Riveted polygonal Warren pony truss
Total Length: 102.0 Feet
Span Length: 102.0 Feet

Overview: Pony truss bridge over Water Plant Road on Mt. Bonnell Road in Austin
History: Built 1923 by the Austin Bridge Co.
Built: 1922

Location: Travis County

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Mt. Bonnell Road Bridge

Photo taken by C Hanchey in August 2009

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Mt. Bonnell Road Bridge

Photo taken by C Hanchey in August 2009

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Mt. Bonnell Road Bridge

Photo taken by C Hanchey in August 2009

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Mt. Bonnell Road Bridge

Photo taken by C Hanchey in August 2009

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Mt. Bonnell Road Bridge

Photo taken by C Hanchey in August 2009

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Moore's Crossing Bridge

Status: Open to pedestrians

Location: 30.169277,-97.663681

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Carries Moores Bridge Road over Onion Creek
Design: truss/through/whipple
Design Details: Three pin-connected Whipple through truss main spans and one riveted pony truss approach span
Total Length: 534.0 Feet
Span Length: 150.0 Feet

Overview: Through truss bridge over Onion Creek on Moores Bridge Rd
History: Three 1884 Whipple through truss spans relocated here and installed by the Austin Bridge Company along with a new pony truss approach span in 1922; Closed to vehicular traffic in 1980
Built: 1884

Location: Travis County

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Moore's Crossing Bridge

Photo taken by C Hanchey in August 2009

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Moore's Crossing Bridge

Photo taken by C Hanchey in August 2009

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Moore's Crossing Bridge

Photo taken by C Hanchey in August 2009

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Moore's Crossing Bridge

Photo taken by C Hanchey in August 2009

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Moore's Crossing Bridge

Photo taken by C Hanchey in August 2009

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Moore's Crossing Bridge

Photo taken by C Hanchey in August 2009

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Moore's Crossing Bridge

Photo taken by C Hanchey in August 2009

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Historical Advertisement

Featuring this bridge at its original location on Congress Avenue.

Source: http://www.kingbridgeco.com

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Moore's Crossing Bridge

Looking South

Photo taken by Royce and Bobette Haley in September 2014

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Moore's Crossing Bridge

Barrel South

Photo taken by Royce and Bobette Haley in September 2014

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Moore's Crossing Bridge

Middle Whipple looking South

Photo taken by Royce and Bobette Haley in September 2014

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Moore's Crossing Bridge

Detail

Photo taken by Royce and Bobette Haley in September 2014

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Moore's Crossing Bridge

Detail

Photo taken by Royce and Bobette Haley in September 2014

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Moore's Crossing Bridge

Southern Whipple looking South

Photo taken by Royce and Bobette Haley in September 2014

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Moore's Crossing Bridge

Detail

Photo taken by Royce and Bobette Haley in September 2014

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Moore's Crossing Bridge

Deatil

Photo taken by Royce and Bobette Haley in September 2014

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Moore's Crossing Bridge

Detail

Photo taken by Royce and Bobette Haley in September 2014

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Moore's Crossing Bridge

Looking South

Photo taken by Royce and Bobette Haley in September 2014

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Moore's Crossing Bridge

Looking North

Photo taken by Royce and Bobette Haley in September 2014

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Moore's Crossing Bridge

Barrel North

Photo taken by Royce and Bobette Haley in September 2014

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Moore's Crossing Bridge

Looking NE

Photo taken by Royce and Bobette Haley in September 2014

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Moore's Crossing Bridge

Detail

Photo taken by Royce and Bobette Haley in September 2014

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Moore's Crossing Bridge

Detail

Photo taken by Royce and Bobette Haley in September 2014

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Moore's Crossing Bridge

Detail

Photo taken by Royce and Bobette Haley in September 2014

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Moore's Crossing Bridge

Looking North

Photo taken by Royce and Bobette Haley in September 2014

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Moore's Crossing Bridge

Detail

Photo taken by Royce and Bobette Haley in September 2014

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Moore's Crossing Bridge

Detail

Photo taken by Royce and Bobette Haley in September 2014

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Moore's Crossing Bridge

Detail

Photo taken by Royce and Bobette Haley in September 2014

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Moore's Crossing Bridge

Detail

Photo taken by Royce and Bobette Haley in September 2014

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Moore's Crossing Bridge

Detail

Photo taken by Royce and Bobette Haley in September 2014

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Moore's Crossing Bridge

Detail

Photo taken by Royce and Bobette Haley in September 2014

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Moore's Crossing Bridge

Detail

Photo taken by Royce and Bobette Haley in September 2014

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Moore's Crossing Bridge

Detail

Photo taken by Royce and Bobette Haley in September 2014

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Moore's Crossing Bridge

Detail

Photo taken by Royce and Bobette Haley in September 2014

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Moore's Crossing Bridge

Looking South

Photo taken by Royce and Bobette Haley in April 2014

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Moore's Crossing Bridge

Looking East. After flood

Photo taken by Royce and Bobette Haley in April 2014

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Moore's Crossing Bridge

Looking SE after flood

Photo taken by Royce and Bobette Haley in April 2014

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Moore's Crossing Bridge

Looking SE after flood

Photo taken by Royce and Bobette Haley in April 2014

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Moore's Crossing Bridge

Looking SE after flood

Photo taken by Royce and Bobette Haley in April 2014

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Moore's Crossing Bridge

Looking East after flood

Photo taken by Royce and Bobette Haley in April 2014

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Moore's Crossing Bridge

Looking East after flood

Photo taken by Royce and Bobette Haley in April 2014

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Moore's Crossing Bridge

Looking Se after flood

Photo taken by Royce and Bobette Haley in April 2014

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Old Manor Road Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 30.322222,-97.650556

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Carries Old Manor Road over Walnut Creek
Design: truss/pony/warren
Design Details: Riveted Warren pony truss
Total Length: 150.9 Feet
Span Length: 80.1 Feet

Overview: Warren pony truss bridge over Walnut Creek on Old Manor Road in Austin
History: Built 1925
Built: 1925

Location: Travis County

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Old Manor Road Bridge

Looking East

Photo taken by Royce and Bobette Haley in April 2014

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Old Manor Road Bridge

Looking East along the north side of bridge

Photo taken by Royce and Bobette Haley in April 2014

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Old Manor Road Bridge

Some detail of connections.

Photo taken by Royce and Bobette Haley in April 2014

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Old Manor Road Bridge

Looking NE

Photo taken by Royce and Bobette Haley in April 2014

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Old Manor Road Bridge

Looking North

Photo taken by Royce and Bobette Haley in April 2014

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Old Manor Road Bridge

Looking West

Photo taken by Royce and Bobette Haley in April 2014

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Pedernales River Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 30.389722,-98.086111

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Carries Northbound TX 71 over Pedernales River
Design: truss/deck
Design Details: Deck truss
Total Length: 903.9 Feet
Span Length: 250.0 Feet

Overview: Deck truss bridge over Pedernales River on Northbound TX 71
History: Built 1949
Built: 1949

Location: Travis County

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Pedernales River Bridge

Looking North

Photo taken by Royce and Bobette Haley in September 2014

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Pedernales River Bridge

Detail

Photo taken by Royce and Bobette Haley in September 2014

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Pedernales River Bridge

Detail

Photo taken by Royce and Bobette Haley in September 2014

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Pedernales River Bridge

Detail

Photo taken by Royce and Bobette Haley in September 2014

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Pedernales River Bridge

Detail

Photo taken by Royce and Bobette Haley in September 2014

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Pedernales River Bridge

Detail

Photo taken by Royce and Bobette Haley in September 2014

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Pedernales River Bridge

Detail

Photo taken by Royce and Bobette Haley in September 2014

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Pedernales River Bridge

Detail

Photo taken by Royce and Bobette Haley in September 2014

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Pedernales River Bridge

Detail

Photo taken by Royce and Bobette Haley in September 2014

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Pedernales River Bridge

Detail

Photo taken by Royce and Bobette Haley in September 2014

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Pedernales River Bridge

Detail

Photo taken by Royce and Bobette Haley in September 2014

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Pedernales River Bridge

Detail

Photo taken by Royce and Bobette Haley in September 2014

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Pedernales River Bridge

Detail

Photo taken by Royce and Bobette Haley in September 2014

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Bridgemapper.com photo

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San Jacinto Boulevard Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 30.288056,-97.733889

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Carries San Jacinto Blvd. over Waller Creek
Design: arch/deck
Design Details: Arch
Total Length: 78.1 Feet
Span Length: 35.1 Feet

Overview: Concrete arch bridge over Waller Creek on San Jacinto Blvd. in Austin
History: Built 1936
Built: 1936

Location: Travis County

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San Jacinto Blvd. Bridge (N)

Looking SE.

Photo taken by Royce and Bobette Haley in April 2014

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San Jacinto Blvd. Bridge (N)

Looking South at southwest side of bridge.

Photo taken by Royce and Bobette Haley in April 2014

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San Jacinto Blvd. Bridge (N)

Looking SE along the northeast side.

Photo taken by Royce and Bobette Haley in April 2014

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San Jacinto Blvd. Bridge (N)

Looking SW

Photo taken by Royce and Bobette Haley in April 2014

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San Jacinto Blvd. Bridge (N)

Looking SW

Photo taken by Royce and Bobette Haley in April 2014

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San Jacinto Blvd. Bridge (N)

Looking South at the northwest portal almost completely filled

Photo taken by Royce and Bobette Haley in April 2014

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San Jacinto Blvd. Bridge (N)

Looking South at the northwest portal almost completely filled

Photo taken by Royce and Bobette Haley in April 2014

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San Jacinto Blvd. Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 30.280000,-97.734722

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Carries San Jacinto Blvd. over Waller Creek
Design: arch/deck
Design Details: Arch
Total Length: 94.2 Feet
Span Length: 35.1 Feet

Overview: Concrete arch bridge over Waller Creek on San Jacinto Blvd. in Austin
History: Built 1936
Built: 1936

Location: Travis County

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San Jacinto Blvd. Bridge (S)

Looking West

Photo taken by Royce and Bobette Haley in April 2014

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San Jacinto Blvd. Bridge (S)

Looking West along the south side of bridge

Photo taken by Royce and Bobette Haley in April 2014

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San Jacinto Blvd. Bridge (S)

Looking North

Photo taken by Royce and Bobette Haley in April 2014

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San Jacinto Blvd. Bridge (S)

Looking North

Photo taken by Royce and Bobette Haley in April 2014

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San Jacinto Blvd. Bridge (S)

Looking North from E. MLK Jr. Blvd bridge

Photo taken by Royce and Bobette Haley in April 2014

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Shoal Creek Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 30.269444,-97.752500

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Carries Loop 343 (W. 5th Street) over Shoal Creek
Design: beam/tee
Design Details: Concrete tee beam
Total Length: 111.9 Feet
Span Length: 44.0 Feet

Overview: Tee beam bridge over Shoal Creek on Loop 343 (W. 5th Street) in Austin
History: Built ca. 1930
Built: ca. 1930

Location: Travis County

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Shoal Creek Bridge (W. 5th Street)

Looking North

Photo taken by Royce and Bobette Haley in April 2014

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Shoal Creek Bridge (W. 5th Street)

Looking North

Photo taken by Royce and Bobette Haley in April 2014

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Shoal Creek Bridge (W. 5th Street)

Looking West along south side

Photo taken by Royce and Bobette Haley in April 2014

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Shoal Creek Bridge (W. 5th Street)

Looking under and West

Photo taken by Royce and Bobette Haley in April 2014

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Shoal Creek Bridge (W. 5th Street)

Plaques on east and west ends

Photo taken by Royce and Bobette Haley in April 2014

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Shoal Creek Bridge (W. 5th Street)

Looking East along the south side of bridge

Photo taken by Royce and Bobette Haley in April 2014

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Shoal Creek Bridge (W. 5th Street)

Looking NE at north side

Photo taken by Royce and Bobette Haley in April 2014

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Shoal Creek Bridge (W. 5th Street)

Looking East along the north side

Photo taken by Royce and Bobette Haley in April 2014

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Shoal Creek Bridge (W. 5th Street)

Looking West along north side

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West Sixth Street Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 30.270556,-97.751111

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Carries Loop 343 (W. 6th Street) over Shoal Creek
Design: arch/deck/stone
Design Details: Stone arch
Total Length: 89.9 Feet
Span Length: 29.9 Feet

Overview: Stone arch bridge over Shoal Creek on Loop 343 (W. 6th Street) in Austin
History: Built 1887
Built: 1887

Location: Travis County

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Shoal Creek Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 30.288611,-97.753333

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Carries W. 24th Street over Shoal Creek
Design: arch/deck
Design Details: Arch
Total Length: 138.1 Feet
Span Length: 55.1 Feet

Overview: Concrete arch bridge over Shoal Creek on W. 24th Street in Austin
History: Built 1928; widened and rehabilitated 1939 with funds from the Public Works Administration
Built: 1928

Location: Travis County

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Shoal Creek Bridge (W. 24th street)

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Shoal Creek Bridge (W. 24th street)

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Shoal Creek Bridge (W. 24th street)

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Shoal Creek Bridge (W. 24th street)

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Shoal Creek Bridge (W. 24th street)

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Shoal Creek Bridge (W. 24th street)

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Shoal Creek Bridge (W. 24th street)

Looking East at south side of street

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Shoal Creek Bridge (W. 24th street)

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Shoal Creek Bridge (W. 24th street)

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Congress Avenue Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 30.261650,-97.745084

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Carries South Congress Avenue over Lady Bird Lake (formerly Town Lake): Colorado River
Design: arch/deck/open
Design Details: Open-Spandrel Concrete Arch
Total Length: 945.9 Feet
Span Length: 119.1 Feet

Overview: Concrete arch bridge over Lady Bird Lake (formerly Town Lake) of Colorado River on South Congress Avenue in Austin
History: Built 1909; rehabilitated 1980
Built: 1909

Location: Travis County

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South Congress Street Bridge

Looking East from the S.1st Street Bridge

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South Congress Street Bridge

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Congress Avenue Bridge

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Congress Avenue Bridge

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Waller Creek Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 30.261667,-97.739167

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Carries Loop 343 over Waller Creek
Design: arch/deck
Design Details: Arch
Total Length: 58.1 Feet
Span Length: 58.1 Feet

Overview: Concrete arch bridge over Waller Creek on Loop 343 in Austin
History: Built 1926; rehabilitated 1973
Built: 1926

Location: Travis County

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Waller Creek Bridge (E.1st Street)

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Waller Creek Bridge (E.1st Street)

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Waller Creek Bridge (E.1st Street)

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Waller Creek Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 30.262500,-97.738333

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Carries Red River Road over Waller Creek
Design: arch/deck
Design Details: Arch
Total Length: 65.0 Feet
Span Length: 61.0 Feet

Overview: Concrete arch bridge over Waller Creek on Red River Road in Austin
History: Built 1930
Built: 1930

Location: Travis County

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Waller Creek Bridge at Red River Road

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Waller Creek Bridge at Red River Road

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Waller Creek Bridge at Red River Road

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Waller Creek Bridge at Red River Road

Plaque on SE corner of bridge

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Waller Creek Bridge at Red River Road

Looking NE from the creek bed

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Waller Creek Bridge at Red River Road

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Waller Creek Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 30.265000,-97.735833

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Carries E. 5th Street over Waller Creek
Design: arch/deck/stone
Design Details: Stone arch
Total Length: 36.1 Feet
Span Length: 30.8 Feet

Overview: Stone arch bridge over Waller Creek on E. 5th Street in Austin
History: Built 1924
Built: 1924

Location: Travis County

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Waller Creek Bridge (E.5th Street)

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Waller Creek Bridge (E.5th Street)

Waller Creek Bridge (E.5th Street)Looking South

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Waller Creek Bridge (E.5th Street)

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Waller Creek Bridge (E.5th Street)

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Waller Creek Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 30.265833,-97.735556

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Carries E. 6th Street over Waller Creek
Design: arch/deck/stone
Design Details: Stone arch
Total Length: 39.0 Feet
Span Length: 34.1 Feet

Overview: Stone arch bridge over Waller Creek on E. 6th Street in Austin
History: Built 1930
Built: 1930

Location: Travis County

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Waller Creek Bridge (E.6th Street)

Looking South

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Waller Creek Bridge (E.6th Street)

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Waller Creek Bridge (E.6th Street)

Looking NW along the north side

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Waller Creek Bridge (E.6th Street)

Looking North

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Waller Creek Bridge (E.6th Street)

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Waller Creek Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 30.266944,-97.735556

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Carries Loop 343 (E. 7th Street) over Waller Creek
Design: arch/deck/stone
Design Details: Stone arch
Total Length: 33.1 Feet
Span Length: 26.9 Feet

Overview: Stone arch bridge over Waller Creek on Loop 343 (E. 7th Street) in Austin
History: Built 1930
Built: 1930

Location: Travis County

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Waller Creek (E. 7th Street)

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Waller Creek (E. 7th Street)

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Waller Creek (E. 7th Street)

Looking North

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Waller Creek (E. 7th Street)

Looking East along the south side of bridge

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Waller Creek (E. 7th Street)

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Waller Creek Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 30.275556,-97.735000

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Carries E. 15th Street over Waller Creek
Design: arch/deck/stone
Design Details: Stone arch
Total Length: 50.9 Feet
Span Length: 24.9 Feet

Overview: Stone arch bridge over Waller Creek on E. 15th Street in Austin
History: Built 1916; rehabilitated 1931
Built: 1916

Location: Travis County

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Waller Creek E. (15th Street)

Looking SE

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Waller Creek E. (15th Street)

Looking East along the north side of bridge

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Waller Creek E. (15th Street)

Looking SE at the south side of bridge

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Waller Creek E. (15th Street)

Looking SE

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Waller Creek E. (15th Street)

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Waller Creek Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 30.279722,-97.735278

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Carries E. MLK Blvd. over Waller Creek
Design: arch/deck
Design Details: Arch
Total Length: 110.9 Feet
Span Length: 35.1 Feet

Overview: Concrete arch bridge over Waller Creek on E. MLK Blvd. in Austin
History: Built 1931; rehabilitated 1958
Built: 1931

Location: Travis County

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Waller Creek Bridge (MLK Street)

Looking South from creek

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Waller Creek Bridge (MLK Street)

Looking south from San Jacinto Bridge

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Waller Creek Bridge (MLK Street)

Looking south from San Jacinto Bridge

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Waller Creek Bridge (MLK Street)

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Waller Creek Bridge (MLK Street)

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Waller Creek Bridge (MLK Street)

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West Waller Creek Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 30.292500,-97.736389

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Carries Speedway over West Waller Creek
Design: arch/deck
Design Details: Arch
Total Length: 27.9 Feet
Span Length: 18.0 Feet

Overview: Concrete arch bridge over West Waller Creek on Speedway in Austin
History: Built 1946
Built: 1946

Location: Travis County

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Branch Walnut Creek Bridge

Status: Replaced by new bridge

Location: 30.352500,-97.644444

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Carries Cameron Road over Branch Walnut Creek
Design: truss/pony
Design Details: Pony truss
Total Length: 61.0 Feet
Span Length: 60.0 Feet

Overview: Lost pony truss bridge over a branch of Walnut Creek on Cameron Road
History: Built 1932; replaced 1993
Built: 1932

Location: Travis County

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Barton Creek Boulevard Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 30.296389,-97.851389

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Carries Barton Creek Blvd. over Barton Creek
Design: other
Design Details: The only single girder fin back bridge in America. It has an unsymmetrical span arrangement of 156, 340 and 190 feet. It was built as a cast in place, pre-stressed, box beam/girder balanced cantilever. This design essentially acts as an inverted haunched girder.
Total Length: 694.9 Feet
Span Length: 339.9 Feet

Overview: Concrete fin back beam bridge over Barton Creek on Barton Creek Blvd.
History: Built 1986
Built: 1986

Location: Travis County

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Barton Creek Boulevard Bridge

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Barton Creek Boulevard Bridge

Western fin-looking East

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Barton Creek Boulevard Bridge

Western fin Looking SE

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Barton Creek Boulevard Bridge

Eastern fin-Looking SE

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Barton Creek Boulevard Bridge

Eastern fin

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Barton Creek Boulevard Bridge

South side lateral side of ribbing

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Barton Creek Boulevard Bridge

South side interior ribbing with piping

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Barton Creek Boulevard Bridge

West Abutment

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Barton Creek Boulevard Bridge

Looking east down girder

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Barton Creek Boulevard Bridge

North side ribbing

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UP - Colorado River Bridge (Austin)

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 30.265055,-97.754518

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Carries UP RR over Colorado River/Cesar Chavez St
Design: girder/pony/plate
Design Details: Pony plate girder with floor system
Total Length: 1333.1 Feet
Span Length: 101.1 Feet

Overview: 1902 Pony plate girder bridge over Colorado River/Cesar Chavez St on UP RR
History: 13-1902 Pony plate girders
Built: 1902

Location: Travis County

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UP-Colorado River Bridge

Looking NW from 1st Street Bridge

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UP-Colorado River Bridge

Looking NW from 1st Street Bridge

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UP-Colorado River Bridge

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UP-Colorado River Bridge

Looking East from Pfluger Pedestrian Bridge

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UP-Colorado River Bridge

Looking East from Pfluger Pedestrian Bridge

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UP-Colorado River Bridge

Looking East from Pfluger Pedestrian Bridge

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UP - Colorado River Bridge (Austin)

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UP - Colorado River Bridge (Austin)

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UP - Barton Springs Road Overpass

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 30.260607,-97.757101

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Carries UP RR over Barton Springs Road
Design: girder/deck/plate
Design Details: Deck plate girder
Total Length: 139.1 Feet
Span Length: 67.9 Feet

Overview: 1936 Deck plate girder/multibeam
History: 1936 Deck plate girder/multibeam
Built: 1936

Location: Travis County

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UP(MOPAC)-Barton Springs Road Overpass

Photo taken by Larry D. Moore in October 2014

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UP(MOPAC)-Barton Springs Road Overpass plaque

The United States Bureau of Public Roads often helped states build bridges during the Great Depression.

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Onion Creek Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 30.133172,-97.810375

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Carries Old San Antonio Road over Onion Creek
Design: slab
Design Details: Slab
Total Length: 106.0 Feet
Span Length: 15.1 Feet

Overview: Slab bridge over Onion Creek on Old San Antonio Road
History: Built 1928
Built: 1928

Location: Travis County

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12th Street Bridges

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 30.272486,-97.735433

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Carries 12th Street (East and West Bound) over Waller Creek
Design: beam/tee
Design Details: Pair of concrete tee beam bridges, featuring an arch design.
Total Length: 70.9 Feet
Span Length: 34.1 Feet

Overview: Concrete tee beam bridge over Waller Creek on 12th Street (East and West Bound)
History: Built 1931
Built: 1931

Location: Travis County

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32nd Street Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 30.292014,-97.729158

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Carries E 32nd Street over Waller Creek
Design: beam/tee
Design Details: Concrete tee beam
Total Length: 41.0 Feet
Span Length: 40.0 Feet

Overview: Concrete tee beam bridge over Waller Creek on E 32nd Street
History: Built 1930
Built: 1930

Location: Travis County

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Shoal Creek Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 30.298775,-97.748972

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Carries W 29th Street over Shoal Creek
Design: beam/tee
Design Details: Concrete tee beam
Total Length: 215.9 Feet
Span Length: 43.0 Feet

Overview: Concrete tee beam bridge over Shoal Creek on W 29th Street
History: Built in 1939 with financial aid from the Public Works Administration.
Built: 1939

Location: Travis County

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Substructure of the 29th Street Bridge over Shoal Creek

Photo taken by Larry D. Moore

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Deck of the 29th Street Bridge over Shoal Creek

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Turkey Creek Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 30.332200,-97.839000

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Carries City Park Rd over Turkey Creek
Design: slab
Design Details: Slab
Total Length: 100.0 Feet
Span Length: 23.0 Feet

Overview: Slab bridge over Turkey Creek on City Park Rd
History: Believed to have been built by the Civilian Conservation Corps in 1942 as part of City Park Development
Built: 1942

Location: Travis County

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Turkey Creek Bridge Emma Long Park Austin

Photo taken by Larry D. Moore in June 2016

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Turkey Creek Bridge Detail Long Park Austin

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Turkey Creek Bridge Deck Long Park Austin

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Cesar Chavez Street Overpass

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 30.261215,-97.736531

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Carries Cesar Chavez Street (Loop 343) over Southbound I-35
Design: frame/concrete
Design Details: Concrete rigid frame
Total Length: 86.0 Feet
Span Length: 86.0 Feet

Overview: Concrete rigid frame bridge over Southbound I-35 on Cesar Chavez Street (Loop 343)
History: Built 1955
Built: 1955

Location: Travis County

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Thirty-Second Street Overpass

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 30.289280,-97.723233

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Carries E. 32nd Street over I-35 Lower Level
Design: frame/concrete
Design Details: Concrete rigid frame
Total Length: 83.0 Feet
Span Length: 83.0 Feet

Overview: Concrete rigid frame bridge over I-35 Lower Level on E. 32nd Street
History: Built 1952
Built: 1952

Location: Travis County

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Manor Road Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 30.283038,-97.727182

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Carries Manor Road over I-35 Lower Level
Design: frame/concrete
Design Details: Concrete rigid frame
Total Length: 86.0 Feet
Span Length: 86.0 Feet

Overview: Concrete rigid frame bridge over I-35 Lower Level on Manor Road
History: Built 1952
Built: 1952

Location: Travis County

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Circle S Road Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 30.180847,-97.782206

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Carries Circle S Road over Boggy Creek
Design: slab
Design Details: Slab
Total Length: 36.1 Feet
Span Length: 35.1 Feet

Overview: Slab bridge over Boggy Creek on Circle S Road
History: Built 1915
Built: 1915

Location: Travis County

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Shoal Creek Bridge

Status: Open to traffic

Location: 30.277913,-97.750928

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Carries Lamar Boulevard over Shoal Creek
Design: beam/stringer/concrete
Design Details: Concrete stringer
Total Length: 188.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Concrete stringer bridge over Shoal Creek on Lamar Boulevard
History: Built in 1942 by the Works Progress Administration
Built: 1942

Location: Travis County

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Lamar Boulevard Bridge over Shoal Creek in 2018

Photo taken by Larry D. Moore in March 2018

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Lamar Blvd Bridge over Shoal Creek Substructure

Photo taken by Larry D. Moore in March 2018

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Lamar Blvd Bridge over Shoal Creek Deck

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Stephenville Crossing Bridge

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Location: 30.402680,-98.100630

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Carries Private Road over Padernales River Tributary
Design: truss/through/pratt
Design Details: Pratt through truss
Total Length: 80.0 Feet
Span Length: 80.0 Feet

Overview: Pratt through truss bridge over Padernales River Tributary on Private Road
History:
Built:

Location: Travis County

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Austin Footbridge

Status: Open to pedestrians only

Location: 30.262751,-97.787552

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Carries Pedestrian Walkway over Barton Creek Tributary
Design: truss/pony/polygonal
Design Details: Polygonal Warren pony truss
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Polygonal Warren pony truss bridge over Barton Creek Tributary on Pedestrian Walkway
History:
Built:

Location: Travis County

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Pfluger Pedestrian Bridge

Status: Open to pedestrians only

Location: 30.265424,-97.755921

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Carries Ann and Roy Butler Hike and Bike Trail over Colorado River
Design: beam/stringer/concrete
Design Details: Concrete stringer
Total Length: 812.0 Feet
Span Length: 124.0 Feet

Overview: Concrete stringer bridge over Colorado River on Ann and Roy Butler Hike and Bike Trail
History: Built 2001
Built: 2001

Location: Travis County

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Montopolis Bridge (1889)

Status: Destroyed by flooding

Location: 30.245515,-97.691340

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Carries State 111 over Colorado River
Design: truss/through/pratt
Design Details: Pratt through truss
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Colorado River on State 111
History: Built 1889
Built: 1889

Location: Travis County

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Montopolis Bridge (Older)

1889 photo

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Congress Avenue Bridge (1884)

Status: Replaced by a new bridge

Location: 30.261552,-97.745262

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Carries Congress Avenue over Colorado River
Design: truss/through/pratt
Design Details: Pratt through truss
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Lost Through truss bridge over Colorado River on Congress Avenue
History: Built 1884; replaced 1909; n 1922, the three remaining 1884 spans of the Congress Avenue Bridge, apparently still in storage after all these years, were erected at Moore's Crossing in Travis County.
Built: 1884

Location: Travis County

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Congress Avenue Bridge (Oldest)

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Onion Creek Bridge

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Location: 30.178995,-97.692338

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Carries Road over Onion Creek
Design: slab
Design Details: Slab
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 0.0 Feet

Overview: Slab bridge over Onion Creek on Road
History:
Built:

Location: Travis County

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State Highway 2 Bridge

Status: Replaced by a new bridge

Location: 30.134972,-97.799625

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Carries State Highway 2 over Onion Creek
Design: slab
Design Details: 7 17-foot span low water slab bridge
Total Length: 0.0 Feet
Span Length: 17.0 Feet

Overview: Lost Slab bridge over Onion Creek on State Highway 2
History:
Built:

Location: Travis County

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Photo taken from Biennial Report By Texas. Highway Dept · 1921


Special Bridge Conditions Legend: R - Former location of relocated bridge. ! - At risk for demolition or destruction. X - Confirmed demolished or collapsed. S  - Dismantled and/or in storage. L -  Severe loss of historic integrity due to alteration.

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