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Riverwalk Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Patrick Feller

License: Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY)

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BH Photo #259600

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Closed-spandrel arch bridge over San Antonio River on Pedestrian Pathway
Location
San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas
Status
Open to pedestrians only
History
Built 1938-40 as part of a massive undertaking by the city of San Antonio and the W.P.A. to preserve the San Antonio River as it winds through downtown San Antonio.
Builders
- Robert H. H. Hugman
- Works Progress Administration
Design
Closed-spandrel arch
Dimensions
Span length: 30.0 ft.
Total length: 30.0 ft.
Deck width: 4.0 ft.
Also called
Robert H. H. Hugman Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+29.42510, -98.49062   (decimal degrees)
29°25'30" N, 98°29'26" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/549409/3255193 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
San Antonio East
Elevation
651 ft. above sea level
Inventory number
BH 57150 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • September 24, 2014: New photos from Royce and Bobette Haley
  • June 23, 2014: Updated by Luke Harden: Added category "Works Progress Administration"
  • June 23, 2014: Updated by royce haley: name, builders,description,size ect
  • November 13, 2013: New Street View added by Luke Harden
  • July 13, 2013: Added by Luke Harden

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Sources 

  • Luke
  • Royce and Bobette Haley - roycehaley111 [at] yahoo [dot] com