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TX 29 Colorado River Bridge

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TX 29 Colorado River Bridge

Photo taken by C Hanchey in August 2009

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Overview
Through truss bridge over Colorado River on TX 29 in Buchanan Dam
Location
Burnet County, Texas, and Llano County, Texas
Status
Open to pedestrians only
History
Built 1937 by the Austin Bridge Company
Builder
- Austin Bridge Co. of Dallas, Texas
Design
Four riveted, 8-panel Parker through trusses
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 200.1 ft.
Total length: 1,379.0 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
State Highway 29 Bridge at the Colorado River
State Highway 29 Bridge at Inks Lake
Approximate latitude, longitude
+30.74861, -98.39611   (decimal degrees)
30°44'55" N, 98°23'46" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/557802/3401898 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory numbers
NRHP 96001116 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
TXNBI 140270015005013 (Texas bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 32806 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Average daily traffic (as of 2003)
10

Update Log 

  • May 4, 2010: New Street View added by Nathan Holth
  • August 10, 2009: Updated by C Hanchey: Added NRHP date

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Colorado River TX 29 Bridge
Posted February 23, 2008, by Donald Towles (dtowles [at] austin-ind [dot] com)

Builder: Austin Bridge Company