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Beveridge Bridge

Photos 

Barrel View from North

Photo taken by Historic American Engineering Record

View photos at Library of Congress

BH Photo #139677

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Suspension bridge over San Saba River on CR 200
Location
San Saba County, Texas
Status
Historic restoration completed February, 2009, reopened for pedestrian use only.
History
Built 1896 by Flinn-Moyer Bridge Co.; reconstructed 1938 by Austin Bridge Co.; closed to all traffic 2004; historic restoration 2005-2009 by Texas Department of Transportation, reopened for pedestrian use.
Builders
- Austin Bridge Co. of Dallas, Texas and Atlanta, Georgia
- Flinn-Moyer Bridge Co. of Weatherford, Texas
Design
Wire suspension
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 140.0 ft.
Total length: 190.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+31.21078, -98.74078   (decimal degrees)
31°12'39" N, 98°44'27" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/524691/3452991 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
San Saba
Elevation
1190 ft. above sea level
Inventory numbers
TXNBI 232060AA0112001 (Texas bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 33362 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 02/2007)
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: 93.4 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2002)
150

Update Log 

  • September 7, 2011: New photos from Linda Thaxton
  • July 8, 2009: Updated by TransporterMan: Bridge not lost, but extant and restored.
  • May 3, 2009: Updated by Rick Mattioni: Bridge information updated.

Sources 

  • Rick Mattioni
  • HAER TX-46 - Beveridge Bridge, Spanning San Saba River at County Route 112, San Saba, San Saba County, TX
  • TransporterMan
  • Linda Thaxton
  • Historicbridges.org - by Nathan Holth
  • Todd Wilson