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Shoal Creek Bridge

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Shoal Creek Bridge (W. 24th street)

Looking South

Photo taken by Royce and Bobette Haley in April 2014

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BH Photo #286985

Map 

Street View 

Description 

Built in 1928. Widened and Rehabilitated in 1939 with monies from the Federal Emergency Administration of Public Works under FDR (as per the plaque on bridge).

Facts 

Overview
Concrete arch bridge over Shoal Creek on W. 24th Street in Austin
Location
Austin, Travis County, Texas
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1928; rehabilitated 1939
Builders
- C. G. Levander (Engineer)
- H. M. Bohn (Engineer)
- J. F. Johnson (Contractor)
Design
Arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 55.1 ft.
Total length: 138.1 ft.
Deck width: 40.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+30.28861, -97.75333   (decimal degrees)
30°17'19" N, 97°45'12" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/619893/3351424 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Austin West
Inventory numbers
TXNBI 142270B00068011 (Texas bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 33401 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 02/2016)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Appraisal: Functionally obsolete
Sufficiency rating: 70.6 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2010)
21,090

Update Log 

  • July 7, 2014: New Street View added by Royce and Bobette Haley
  • July 3, 2014: Updated by Royce and Bobette Haley: Added Builders

Sources 

  • Todd Wilson
  • Royce and Bobette Haley - roycehaley111 [at] yahoo [dot] com