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TX 71 Business Colorado River Bridge

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TX 71 Business Colorado River Bridge

Photo taken by C Hanchey in August 2009

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BH Photo #145379

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Overview
Through truss bridge over Colorado River on TX 71 Business in La Grange
Location
La Grange, Fayette County, Texas
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1941 by the Austin Bridge Co.
Builder
- Austin Bridge Co. of Dallas, Texas and Atlanta, Georgia
Design
Five Parker through truss spans and eight steel I-beam approach spans
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 200.1 ft.
Total length: 1,414.1 ft.
Deck width: 25.9 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 15.9 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on October 10, 1996
Approximate latitude, longitude
+29.90083, -96.88694   (decimal degrees)
29°54'03" N, 96°53'13" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/704025/3309672 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
La Grange West
Inventory numbers
NRHP 96001120 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
TXNBI 130760026514038 (Texas bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 33016 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 04/2015)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Appraisal: Functionally obsolete
Sufficiency rating: 51.3 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2013)
8,770

Update Log 

  • February 28, 2014: New Street View added by Dave King
  • August 15, 2009: Updated by C Hanchey: Added bridge builder

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