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Brazos River FM 266 Bridge

Photos 

looking west from new bridge.

Photo taken by Linda Thaxton in July 2011

BH Photo #203851

Map 

Description 

Lost bridge over the Brazos River on FM 266 between Goree and Vera in Knox county, Texas. Only supports are still standing.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Through truss bridge over Brazos River
Location
Knox County, Texas
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Replaced 1955
Design
Through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+33.55888, -99.51225   (decimal degrees)
33°33'32" N, 99°30'44" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/452451/3713364 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Hefner
Inventory number
BH 49075 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 07/2009)
Deck condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Appraisal: Not deficient
Sufficiency rating: 98.8 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2008)
100

Categories 

Knox County, Texas (3)
Lost (18,940)
Lost 1955 (39)
Lost during 1950s (392)
Owned by state (13,897)
Replaced by new bridge (12,565)
Texas (2,258)
Through truss (12,948)
Truss (29,548)

Update Log 

  • July 9, 2011: Updated by David Backlin: Added Lost Date
  • July 9, 2011: Added by Linda Thaxton

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