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TX-89 Brazos River Bridge

TX-89 Brazos River Bridge

Primary Photographer(s): Nathan Holth

Bridge Documented: August 2, 2019

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Key Facts

Facility Carried / Feature Intersected
I-20 North Frontage Road (Former TX-89) Over Brazos River
Location
Rural: Parker County, Texas: United States
Structure Type
Metal 7 Panel Rivet-Connected Parker Through Truss, Fixed and Approach Spans: Concrete T-Beam, Fixed
Construction Date and Builder / Engineer
1934 By Builder/Contractor: Buckner Brothers of Cleburne, Texas and Engineer/Design: Texas Highway Department

Technical Facts

Rehabilitation Date
1994
Main Span Length
165 Feet (50 Meters)
Structure Length
892 Feet (272 Meters)
Roadway Width
24 Feet (7.32 Meters)
Spans
3 Main Span(s) and 11 Approach Span(s)
NBI Number
21840031401006

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Bridge Documentation

This bridge is an example of a state standard through truss bridge in Texas, and includes a series of approach spans as well.

The Houston Structural Steel Company, owned and operated by the Mosher Steel & Machinery Company of Dallas, fabricated the steel for the bridge. Steel was sourced from multiple mills: Carnegie brands are visible on the gusset plates of the bridge and other members display Bethlehem brands.

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32.667113,-98.032889

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