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Meridian State Park Bridges

Photos 

Stone and Timber Stringer Side View

Photo taken by M C Toyer in October 2014

BH Photo #299438

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Bridges over feeder streams of Lake Meridian on Texas State Park Road 7
Location
Bosque County, Texas
Status
Open
History
Bridges constructed by the Civilian Conservation Corps
Builder
- Civilian Conservation Corps
Design
Three separate bridges made from hand cut limestone and timber from the immediate vicinity. Features include stone arch, concrete slab, and timber stringers. Roadways have been overlaid with asphalt.
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 12.0 ft.
Total length: 24.0 ft.
Deck width: 12.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+31.89245, -97.69553   (decimal degrees)
31°53'33" N, 97°41'44" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/623362/3529257 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Meridian
Elevation
940 ft. above sea level
Inventory number
BH 63458 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • October 10, 2014: Added by M C Toyer

Sources 

  • M C Toyer - mctoyer [at] hotmail [dot] com