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Llano River Bridge

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Overview
Through truss bridge over Llano River on Southbound US 87
Location
Mason County, Texas
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1931
Design
Through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 180.1 ft.
Total length: 901.9 ft.
Deck width: 22.0 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 14.5 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on October 10, 1996
Approximate latitude, longitude
+30.66056, -99.10944   (decimal degrees)
30°39'38" N, 99°06'34" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/489514/3391989 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Art
Inventory numbers
TXNBI 141570007104018 (Texas bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
NRHP 96001128 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
BH 33231 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 06/2015)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Appraisal: Functionally obsolete
Sufficiency rating: 68.8 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2013)
640

Categories 

Built 1931 (792)
Built during 1930s (10,575)
Functionally obsolete (7,988)
Have street view (22,078)
Llano River (5)
Mason County, Texas (3)
NR-listed (2,844)
Open (36,573)
Owned by state (13,675)
Span length 175-250 feet (1,809)
Texas (2,235)
Through truss (12,899)
Total length 500-1000 feet (2,538)
Truss (29,446)
US 87 (10)

Update Log 

  • January 4, 2012: Updated by Jason Straub: added NRHP info
  • June 2, 2010: New Street View added by Ruth Reynolds

Sources 

  • Ruth Reynolds - ruthmusic [at] yahoo [dot] com

Comments 

Llano River Bridge
Posted March 6, 2012, by Tom Schwerdt

Whoops. Too many tabs open, and I was in the wrong county. Please disregard the above comment.

Llano River Bridge
Posted March 6, 2012, by Tom Schwerdt

This is officially the Roy B. Inks bridge, built in 1936 (not 1931.) Any construction date for a bridge on the Colorado before 1936 should be considered suspect - severe flooding in June 1935 wiped out most of the existing bridges.