Texas Website Statistics

All Bridges

  • Total listed Texas bridges: 2,202
  • Bridges with photos: 1,105 (50.2%)
  • Bridges with Street View: 679 (30.8%)
  • Bridges with GPS coordinates: 2,179 (99.0%)

  • Total photos: 6,761

Extant Bridges

  • Extant bridges: 1,431 (65.0% of all)
  • Bridges with photos: 940 (65.7% of extant)
  • Bridges with Street View: 634 (44.3% of extant)
  • Bridges with GPS coordinates: 1,426 (99.7% of extant)

Lost Bridges

  • Lost bridges: 730 (33.2% of all)
  • Bridges with photos: 150 (20.5% of lost)
  • Bridges with GPS coordinates: 722 (98.9% of lost)

Oldest Listed Bridges

  1. Mission Espada Aqueduct (Bexar County, built 1731, open to traffic)
  2. Waco Suspension Bridge (McLennan County, built 1869, open to pedestrians)
  3. Houston Street Fink Truss (Bexar County, built 1871, replaced by new bridge)
  4. Commerce Street Bridge (Older) (Dallas County, built 1871, replaced by new bridge)
  5. I&GN - Buffalo Bayou Swing Bridge (Harris County, built 1873, replaced by new bridge)
  6. I&GN - Iron Ore Culvert (Wood County, built 1873, abandoned)
  7. Johnson Street Bridge (Bexar County, built 1880, replaced by new bridge)
  8. Commerce Street Bridge (Bexar County, built 1880, replaced by new bridge)
  9. International Footbridge (Webb County, built 1880, destroyed by flood)
  10. Brackenridge Park Bowstring (Bexar County, built 1880, open to pedestrians)

Oldest Listed Extant Bridges

  1. Mission Espada Aqueduct (Bexar County, built 1731, open to traffic)
  2. Waco Suspension Bridge (McLennan County, built 1869, open to pedestrians)
  3. I&GN - Iron Ore Culvert (Wood County, built 1873, abandoned)
  4. Brackenridge Park Bowstring (Bexar County, built 1880, open to pedestrians)
  5. Hays Street Bridge (Bexar County, built 1881, open to pedestrians)
  6. Cotton Belt - Drainage Trestle (Navarro County, built 1881, abandoned)
  7. Country Club Road Bridge (Wise County, built 1883, abandoned)
  8. North Bosque River Bridge (Bosque County, built 1884, open to traffic)
  9. Jonesboro Bridge (Hamilton County, built 1884, abandoned)
  10. Moore's Crossing Bridge (Travis County, built 1884, open to pedestrians)

By Design

  • Arch: 119 (5.4%)
    • Deck arch: 106 (4.8%)
      • Brick arch: 5 (0.2%)
      • Closed-spandrel arch: 21 (1.0%)
      • Open-spandrel arch: 9 (0.4%)
      • Steel arch: 11 (0.5%)
      • Stone arch: 21 (1.0%)
    • Pony arch: 1 (0.05%)
      • Timber pony arch: 1 (0.05%)
    • Through arch: 12 (0.5%)
      • Concrete through arch: 1 (0.05%)
      • Steel through arch: 11 (0.5%)

  • Beam: 360 (16.3%)
    • Stringer: 266 (12.1%)
      • Concrete stringer: 18 (0.8%)
      • Steel stringer: 153 (6.9%)
      • Timber stringer: 69 (3.1%)
    • Concrete tee beam: 87 (4.0%)

  • Culvert: 162 (7.4%)
    • Concrete culvert: 21 (1.0%)
    • Stone culvert: 131 (5.9%)

  • Ferry: 7 (0.3%)

  • Floating: 2 (0.09%)
    • Pontoon: 2 (0.09%)

  • Rigid frame: 10 (0.5%)
    • Concrete rigid frame: 10 (0.5%)

  • Girder: 171 (7.8%)
    • Deck girder: 85 (3.9%)
      • Concrete deck girder: 11 (0.5%)
      • Deck plate girder: 73 (3.3%)
    • Pony/through girder: 75 (3.4%)
      • Concrete pony/through girder: 1 (0.05%)
      • Pony/through plate girder: 71 (3.2%)

  • Other: 19 (0.9%)

  • Slab: 75 (3.4%)

  • Suspension: 21 (1.0%)
    • Cable-stayed: 6 (0.3%)
    • Wire suspension: 14 (0.6%)

  • Truss: 1,211 (55.0%)
    • Bedstead pony truss: 2 (0.09%)
      • Bedstead Pratt pony truss: 2 (0.09%)
    • Deck truss: 26 (1.2%)
      • Lattice deck truss: 1 (0.05%)
      • Pratt deck truss: 5 (0.2%)
      • Warren deck truss: 4 (0.2%)
        • Warren deck truss with all verticals: 1 (0.05%)
    • Modern truss: 3 (0.1%)
      • Modern through truss: 2 (0.09%)
        • Modern bowstring pony truss: 2 (0.09%)
      • Modern through truss: 1 (0.05%)
        • Modern Warren through truss: 1 (0.05%)
    • Pony truss: 732 (33.2%)
      • Bowstring pony truss: 9 (0.4%)
      • Double-intersection Warren pony truss: 2 (0.09%)
      • Howe pony truss: 1 (0.05%)
      • Kingpost pony truss: 2 (0.09%)
      • Lenticular pony truss: 9 (0.4%)
      • Other pony truss: 1 (0.05%)
      • Parker pony truss: 3 (0.1%)
      • Polygonal Warren pony truss: 44 (2.0%)
        • Polygonal Warren pony truss with alternating verticals: 21 (1.0%)
        • Polygonal Warren pony truss with all verticals: 3 (0.1%)
      • Pratt pony truss: 11 (0.5%)
      • Half-hip Pratt pony truss: 6 (0.3%)
      • Warren pony truss: 126 (5.7%)
        • Warren pony truss with alternating verticals: 67 (3.0%)
        • Warren pony truss with no verticals: 3 (0.1%)
        • Warren pony truss with all verticals: 16 (0.7%)
    • Through truss: 378 (17.2%)
      • Camelback through truss: 18 (0.8%)
      • Fink through truss: 1 (0.05%)
      • Howe through truss: 2 (0.09%)
      • K-Parker through truss: 1 (0.05%)
      • Lattice through truss: 3 (0.1%)
        • Quadrangular lattice through truss: 2 (0.09%)
      • Lenticular through truss: 4 (0.2%)
      • Other through truss: 1 (0.05%)
      • Parker through truss: 61 (2.8%)
      • Pennsylvania through truss: 7 (0.3%)
      • Polygonal Warren through truss: 7 (0.3%)
        • Polygonal Warren through truss with all verticals: 3 (0.1%)
      • Pratt through truss: 144 (6.5%)
      • Waddell "A" through truss: 1 (0.05%)
      • Warren through truss: 57 (2.6%)
        • Warren through truss with alternating verticals: 2 (0.09%)
        • Warren through truss with sub-panels: 1 (0.05%)
        • Warren through truss with all verticals: 26 (1.2%)
      • Whipple through truss: 6 (0.3%)

  • Tunnel: 5 (0.2%)

  • Unknown: 40 (1.8%)