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Oakalla Bridge over Rocky Creek

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Photo taken by andrew ybarra in December 2013

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Description 

Always drove by it and wondered about its history. I stopped a couple of bikers who told me it was destroyed in 1957. A bridge further down river was damaged by the same flood but rebuilt. https://maps.google.com/maps?client=firefox-beta&channel=sb&...

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Overview
Lost Bridge over Rocky Creek on Road in Oakalla
Location
Oakalla, Burnet County, Texas
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
I was told that the bridge was destroyed by the Mother's Day flood of 1957.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+30.98585, -97.92684   (decimal degrees)
30°59'09" N, 97°55'37" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/602467/3428527 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
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Inventory number
BH 59103 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

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Burnet County, Texas (10)
Have street view (22,582)
Lost (18,942)
Lost 1957 (44)
Lost during 1950s (392)
Oakalla, Texas (1)
Replaced by new bridge (12,567)
Texas (2,258)

Update Log 

  • December 30, 2013: Updated by Luke Harden: Added to overview
  • December 30, 2013: Added by andrew ybarra

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  • Luke