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Leon River Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Marion & Steve

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BH Photo #239583

Map 

Street Views 

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over Leon River on Leon Street in Gatesville
Location
Coryell County, Texas
Status
Intact but closed to all traffic
History
Built 1904; Rehabilitated in 1994
Builder
- George E. King Bridge Co. of Des Moines, Iowa
Design
Pin-connected Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 136.2 ft.
Total length: 141.1 ft.
Deck width: 14.8 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 12.1 ft.
Recognition
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
Inventory numbers
TXNBI 090500C00175001 (Texas bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 32904 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 04/2014)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 11.1 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2008)
614

Update Log 

  • 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

Sources 

  • 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

Comments 

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)