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Leon River Bridge


Photo taken by Marion & Steve

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BH Photo #239583


Street Views 


Through truss bridge over Leon River on Leon Street in Gatesville
Coryell County, Texas
Intact but closed to all traffic
Built 1904; Rehabilitated in 1994
- George E. King Bridge Co. of Des Moines, Iowa
Pin-connected Pratt through truss
Length of largest span: 136.2 ft.
Total length: 141.1 ft.
Deck width: 14.8 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 12.1 ft.
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on February 28, 2017
Approximate latitude, longitude
+31.43278, -97.76167   (decimal degrees)
31°25'58" N, 97°45'42" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/617685/3478229 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Gatesville West
Average daily traffic (as of 2016)
Inventory numbers
TXNBI 090500C00175001 (Texas bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 32904 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of March 2018)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 11.1 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • September 2, 2019: New photos from Scott Wiley
  • March 27, 2017: Updated by Dave King: Bridge has been posted to the NRHP
  • May 9, 2016: Updated by Andy Peters: changes status to closed for repairs
  • April 10, 2015: Updated by Royce and Bobette Haley: Added category "Lattice Railing"
  • March 24, 2014: New photos from aaron leibold
  • September 18, 2012: Photo imported by Luke Harden
  • September 15, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: Added builder.
  • April 20, 2010: New Street View added by Nathan Holth


  • Nathan Holth
  • Luke
  • aaron leibold - aaron [dot] mightypenguin [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Royce and Bobette Haley - roycehaley111 [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Andy Peters - anpete1971 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Texas DOT
  • Dave King - DKinghawkfan [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Scott Wiley - bellstar120 [at] gmail [dot] com


Leon River Bridge
Posted March 23, 2017, by Art S. (asuckewer [at] knite [dot] com)
Leon River Bridge
Posted May 9, 2016, by Andy Peters (anpete1971 [at] gmail [dot] com)