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TX89 Brazos River Bridge


Bridge over the Brazos...

US 281 bridge over the Brazos River near Santo Texas (Palo Pinto County)

Photo taken by Albert Johnston in November 2015


BH Photo #341336

Street View 


Through truss bridge over Brazos River on I-20 North Frontage Road
Parker County, Texas
Open to traffic
Built 1934; rehabilitated 1994
- Buckner Bros. of Cleburne, Texas
Parker through truss
Length of largest span: 165.0 ft.
Total length: 892.1 ft.
Deck width: 24.0 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 15.0 ft.
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on October 10, 1996
Also called
Bankhead Highway
Dixie Overland Highway
Approximate latitude, longitude
+32.66722, -98.03232   (decimal degrees)
32°40'02" N, 98°01'56" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/590735/3614809 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Brazos East
Average daily traffic (as of 2013)
Inventory numbers
TXNBI 021840031401006 (Texas bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
NRHP 96001115 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
BH 33316 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of September 2018)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 40.8 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • February 4, 2022: New photo from Bambi Sharkoman
  • September 19, 2020: New photo from Glenn Celerier
  • July 2, 2018: Updated by Luke: Added builder
  • February 28, 2016: Updated by Royce and Bobette Haley: refined design
  • February 10, 2016: Photo imported by Dave King
  • November 16, 2015: New photo from Albert Johnston
  • January 4, 2012: Updated by Jason Straub: added NRHP info
  • May 5, 2010: New Street View added by Nathan Holth

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