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Old Manor Road Bridge


Old Manor Road Bridge

Looking East

Photo taken by Royce and Bobette Haley in April 2014


BH Photo #286673


Street View 


Warren pony truss bridge over Walnut Creek on Old Manor Road in Austin
Austin, Travis County, Texas
Open to traffic
Built 1925
Riveted Warren pony truss
Length of largest span: 80.1 ft.
Total length: 150.9 ft.
Deck width: 18.0 ft.
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+30.32222, -97.65056   (decimal degrees)
30°19'20" N, 97°39'02" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/629734/3355262 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Austin East
Average daily traffic (as of 2010)
Inventory numbers
TXNBI 142270AA1482004 (Texas bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 33395 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of March 2016)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 40.8 (out of 100)
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Austin, Texas (29)
Built 1925 (1,155)
Built during 1920s (8,981)
Functionally obsolete (8,051)
Have street view (23,174)
NR-eligible (4,020)
Open (37,290)
Owned by county (19,072)
Pony truss (15,174)
Span length 75-100 feet (5,941)
Texas (2,285)
Total length 125-175 feet (5,338)
Travis County, Texas (38)
Truss (29,784)
Warren pony truss (2,971)
Warren truss (5,902)

Update Log 

  • June 28, 2014: New photos from Royce and Bobette Haley
  • June 17, 2011: Updated by Matt Lohry: Updated bridge type
  • August 4, 2010: New Street View added by Nathan Holth


  • Nathan Holth
  • Matt Lohry
  • Royce and Bobette Haley - roycehaley111 [at] yahoo [dot] com


Old Manor Road Bridge
Posted June 16, 2011, by Tony Dillon (spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com)

Very nice!

Old Manor Road Bridge
Posted June 16, 2011, by Nathan Holth (form3 [at] historicbridges [dot] org)

Fantastic example of a one-way couplet rehab! Despite being a preservation solution that is often feasible, we really don't see this very often. Hopefully this bridge will serve as an example for other projects to follow.

Old Manor Road Bridge
Posted June 16, 2011, by Chris Vreeland (CVREELAND [at] austin [dot] rr [dot] com)

This bridge has very recently undergone a complete restoration. I don't know the exact details, but the work was only a few days complete as of Jan. 2011. I stopped and took a few photos, and am attaching them.