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Brazos Point Bridge

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Brazos Point Bridge

Looking north from new bridge

Photo taken by George Thaxton in June 2012

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BH Photo #235287

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Facts 

Overview
Bypassed through truss bridge over Brazos River on CR 1118
Location
Johnson County, Texas, and Bosque County, Texas
Status
Bypassed by a new bridge and retained for pedestrian use.
History
Built 1914; bypassed 2000
Builder
- Austin Brothers Bridge Co. of Dallas Texas/Atlanta, Georgia
Design
Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 142.1 ft.
Total length: 798.9 ft.
Deck width: 18.4 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 14.5 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+32.20472, -97.60528   (decimal degrees)
32°12'17" N, 97°36'19" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/631451/3563980 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Brazos Point
Inventory numbers
TXNBI 021270AA0334001 (Texas bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 33136 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 11/2006)
Deck condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 94.7 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2004)
970

Update Log 

  • January 13, 2016: Updated by Luke: Added builder
  • October 15, 2013: Photo imported by Dave King
  • July 16, 2012: New photo from Linda Thaxton
  • May 5, 2010: New Street View added by Nathan Holth
  • December 14, 2009: Updated by Anthony Dillon: Bridge not removed.

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Comments 

Brazos River Bridge
Posted December 14, 2009, by Curt

This bridge is still standing. The replacement bridge is immediately beside it, but you can park and walk out onto the original bridge.