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Augusta Street Bridge

Augusta Street Bridge

Primary Photographer(s): Nathan Holth

Bridge Documented: August 10, 2009 and August 6, 2019

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Key Facts

Facility Carried / Feature Intersected
Augusta Street Over San Antonio River
Location
San Antonio: Bexar County, Texas: United States
Construction Date and Builder / Engineer
1890 By Builder/Contractor: Berlin Iron Bridge Company of East Berlin, Connecticut

Technical Facts

Rehabilitation Date
Not Available or Not Applicable
Main Span Length
98 Feet (30 Meters)
Structure Length
101 Feet (31 Meters)
Roadway Width
25.6 Feet (7.8 Meters)
Spans
1 Main Span(s)
NBI Number
150150B00275001

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Bridge Documentation

San Antonio has several beautiful lenticular truss bridges. This example stands out for its surviving ornamental cast iron posts at the ends of the bridge, which are unlike anything surviving on lenticular truss bridges elsewhere in the country. The bridge has a beautiful multi-color paint system, something that is sadly rare in the United States, and is usually only found in the United Kingdom. This multi-color paint system celebrates and draws the eye to the many details of this complex bridge design.

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