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TX36 Brazos River Bridge

Photos 

Photo provied by the Brazoria County Historical Museum

View this photo at bchm.org

BH Photo #335082

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Warren through truss bridge over Brazos River Diversion Channel on TX 36
Location
Freeport, Brazoria County, Texas
Status
Replaced on a new alignment
History
Built 1929; Replaced 1983 on a new alignment
Design
Warren through truss swing
Also called
TX36 Diversion Bridge
Diversion Bridge
Bridge Over Land
Approximate latitude, longitude
+28.95873, -95.37687   (decimal degrees)
28°57'31" N, 95°22'37" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/268365/3205739 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Jones Creek
Inventory number
BH 68815 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Brazoria County, Texas (22)
Brazos River (30)
Built 1929 (898)
Built during 1920s (8,874)
Freeport, Texas (5)
Lost (18,942)
Lost 1983 (79)
Lost during 1980s (1,058)
Movable (2,712)
Navigable waterway (2,003)
Owned by state (13,897)
Pratt through truss (4,625)
Pratt truss (8,071)
Replaced by new bridge (12,567)
Swing (1,251)
TX 36 (3)
Texas (2,258)
Through truss (12,950)
Truss (29,552)
Warren through truss (1,461)
Warren truss (5,826)

Update Log 

  • April 29, 2017: New photos from Douglas Butler
  • September 28, 2015: Updated by Luke: Added imagery from the BCHM; Added historical name to alt names
  • September 26, 2015: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • August 13, 2015: New photo from Luke
  • August 9, 2015: Updated by Luke: Removed unneeded apostrophe + link to an image.
  • August 8, 2015: Added by Douglas Butler

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