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East Navidad River FM 1579 Bridge

Photos 

General View Of The East Navidad River Bridge, East Approach, Looking West

Photo taken by Historic American Engineering Record

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BH Photo #118753

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Concrete deck girder bridge over East Navidad River on FM 1579
Location
Fayette County, Texas
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1923
Builders
- Armour Townsend Granger of Austin, Texas (Designer)
- Lake Robertson of Brownwood, Texas (Resident Engineer)
Design
Concrete deck girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 69.9 ft.
Total length: 199.2 ft.
Deck width: 18.0 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on August 18, 2014
Approximate latitude, longitude
+29.68278, -96.84639   (decimal degrees)
29°40'58" N, 96°50'47" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/708393/3285575 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Weimar
Inventory numbers
TXNBI 130760149801002 (Texas bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
NRHP 14000497 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
BH 36965 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 03/2015)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Appraisal: Functionally obsolete
Sufficiency rating: 64.9 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2013)
170

Update Log 

  • May 17, 2014: Updated by David Backlin: Now listed in the NRHP
  • July 28, 2008: Added by James Baughn

Sources 

  • HAER TX-79 - East Navidad River Bridge, Spanning East Navidad River at FM1579, Schulenburg vicinity, Fayette County, TX
  • David Backlin - us71 [at] cox [dot] net