Parker through truss.
A single 250-foot riveted Parker through truss with 20 steel I-beam approach spans. A relief structure on the north side of the main bridge comprises 15 steel I-beam spans identical to those used on the main bridge.
The span rests on reinforced concrete piers consisting of battered cylindrical columns in a dumbbell configuration. The approach spans are supported by a series of bents composed of precast concrete piling.
Length of largest span: 250.0 ft.
Total length: 1,295.0 ft.
Deck width: 24.0 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 16.4 ft.
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on October 10, 1996
New River Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+29.06622, -97.32158(decimal degrees) 29°03'58" N, 97°19'18" W (degrees°minutes'seconds")
NRHP 96001122 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
TXNBI 130620014308037 (Texas bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 32956 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 03/2015)
Deck condition rating: Good(7 out of 9) Superstructure condition rating: Fair(5 out of 9) Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory(6 out of 9) Appraisal: Functionally obsolete
Sufficiency rating: 48.0 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2013)
April 20, 2014: Updated by Patrick Feller: Added category "guadalupe river"
April 16, 2014: New photos from Patrick Feller
March 22, 2010: Updated by Nathan Holth: Added Street View.