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Regency Suspension Bridge

Regency Suspension Bridge

Primary Photographer(s): C. Hanchey, CC BY-NC 2.0, flickr.com/photos/21953562@N07/

Bridge Documented: August 9, 2009

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Key Facts

Facility Carried / Feature Intersected
CR-433 Over Colorado River
Location
Rural: Mills County, Texas and San Saba County, Texas: United States
Structure Type
Metal Wire Cable Suspension, Fixed
Construction Date and Builder / Engineer
1939 By Builder/Contractor: Austin Bridge Company of Dallas, Texas

Technical Facts

Rehabilitation Date
1999
Main Span Length
344.2 Feet (104.91 Meters)
Structure Length
403 Feet (122.83 Meters)
Roadway Width
14.4 Feet (4.39 Meters)
Spans
1 Main Span(s) and 3 Approach Span(s)
NBI Number
231670AA0127001

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Texas has very few suspension bridges, and as such this bridge stands out as rare in the state. It also stands out as a small-scale suspension bridge construction since traditionally suspension bridges on highways were only built for the longest spans usually over major bodies of water.

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