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Salado Bridge

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Salado Bridge in Salado, Texas

Photo taken by Larry D. Moore in May 2016

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

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BH Photo #353557

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Description 

Concrete slab low water crossing of Salado Creek built in 1922-23. Originally 18' wide, the State Highway Department widened in to 24' in 1941.

Facts 

Overview
Slab bridge over Salado Creek
Location
Salado, Bell County, Texas
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built in 1922
Builders
- E. Blankenstein of Temple, Texas
- S. J. Treadaway of Dallas, Texas
- Texas Highway Department
Design
Slab
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 22.0 ft.
Total length: 396.0 ft.
Deck width: 24.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+30.94399, -97.53727   (decimal degrees)
30°56'38" N, 97°32'14" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/639729/3424311 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Salado
Elevation
565 ft. above sea level
Inventory number
BH 72208 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • May 16, 2016: Added by Larry D. Moore

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