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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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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
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 (as of 03/2015)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Appraisal: Functionally obsolete
Sufficiency rating: 68.3 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2013)
3,390

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.