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Leon River Bridge

Leon River Bridge

Primary Photographer(s): Nathan Holth

Bridge Documented: August 1, 2019

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Key Facts

Facility Carried / Feature Intersected
Charter Oak Drive (Waco Road) (FM-817) Over Leon River
Location
Belton and Temple: Bell County, Texas: United States
Structure Type
Metal 8 Panel Rivet-Connected Parker Through Truss, Fixed and Approach Spans: Metal Stringer (Multi-Beam), Fixed
Construction Date and Builder / Engineer
1939 By Builder/Contractor: Mosher Steel Company of Houston, Texas and Austin Bridge Company of Dallas, Texas and Engineer/Design: Texas Highway Department

Technical Facts

Rehabilitation Date
Not Available or Not Applicable
Main Span Length
200 Feet (61 Meters)
Structure Length
412 Feet (126 Meters)
Roadway Width
24 Feet (7.32 Meters)
Spans
1 Main Span(s) and 4 Approach Span(s)
NBI Number
90140001505060

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Bridge Documentation

This is a riveted through truss in good condition, and it is noted for its custom design, which did not rely on a state standard plan.

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Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
31.066447,-97.442476

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