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Leon River Bridge

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Photo taken by Larry D. Moore

License: Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike (CC BY-SA)

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Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over Leon River on FM 817 in Belton
Location
Belton, Bell County, Texas
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1939
Builders
- Austin Bridge Co. of Dallas, Texas and Atlanta, Georgia
- Texas Highway Department
Design
Parker through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 200.1 ft.
Total length: 412.1 ft.
Deck width: 24.0 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 15.7 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on October 10, 1996
Also called
Waco Road Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+31.06639, -97.44222   (decimal degrees)
31°03'59" N, 97°26'32" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/648620/3438002 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Belton
Average daily traffic (as of 2013)
3,390
Inventory numbers
TXNBI 090140001505060 (Texas bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
NRHP 96001119 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
BH 32763 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of March 2015)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 68.3 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • May 16, 2016: Updated by Larry D. Moore: Add builders
  • March 20, 2013: Photo imported by Luke Harden
  • January 1, 2013: Updated by aaron leibold: Span is a Parker Through Truss

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Comments 

Leon River Bridge
Posted June 30, 2013, by robert fowler (hemeloser [at] yahoo [dot] com)

This is along a section of the old US 81 that deviates from the route of I-35.