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State Hwy 23 Bridge at the Clear Fork of the Brazos River

Photos 

Photo taken by Linda Thaxton in June 2011

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BH Photo #204134

Map 

Description 

Located on US 283, 2.3 miles South of Throckmorton county line.

Facts 

Overview
Parker through truss bridge over Clear Fork Brazos River
Location
Shackelford County, Texas
Status
Open to pedestrians
History
Built 1929
Builders
- Maney & Alley
- Virginia Bridge & Iron Co. of Roanoke, Virginia [also known as Virginia Bridge Co.]
Design
Parker through truss
Dimensions
Vertical clearance above deck: 15.0 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on October 10, 1996
Also called
U.S. 283 Bridge at the Clear Fork of the Brazos River
Approximate latitude, longitude
+32.93311, -99.21523   (decimal degrees)
32°55'59" N, 99°12'55" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/479878/3643892 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Fort Griffin
Inventory numbers
NRHP 96001106 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
BH 49103 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 4, 2012: Updated by Jason Straub: adjusted old name for former state highway
  • July 14, 2011: Added by Linda Thaxton

Sources 

  • Linda Thaxton
  • NRHP