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San Marcos River Bridge

Photos 

View from west end of bridge

The riverbank is very steep and the whole area is overgrown making it very difficult to get any decent photos.

Photo taken by Markus Haas in August 2010

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BH Photo #172096

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over San Marcos River on CR 465
Location
Gonzales County, Texas
Status
Road leading to bridge has been abandoned and is overgrown.
History
Built 1915
Design
Through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 138.1 ft.
Total length: 300.9 ft.
Deck width: 15.1 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 12.2 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+29.50338, -97.48568   (decimal degrees)
29°30'12" N, 97°29'08" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/646782/3264713 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Gonzales North
Inventory numbers
TXNBI 130900AA0465002 (Texas bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 42039 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 01/1992)
Deck condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Critical (2 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 3.8 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 1990)
2,630

Update Log 

  • April 6, 2017: New photo from Dana and Kay Klein
  • August 7, 2010: Updated by Markus Haas: Confirmed status of bridge, corrected name, and added details.

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