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Barton Springs Bridge

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Elevation.

Photo taken by Chelsea Gomez in January 2010

License: Creative Commons Attribution-NoDerivs (CC BY-ND)

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BH Photo #283307

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Facts 

Overview
Concrete arch bridge over Barton Creek on Barton Springs Road in Austin
Location
Austin, Travis County, Texas
Status
Open to traffic
Future prospects
At risk for demolition and replacement.
History
Built 1926; rehabilitated 1946
Builders
- A.A. Mundy of Austin, Texas (Contractor)
- The Terrell Bartlett Engineers Inc. of San Antonio, Texas
Design
Concrete open spandrel deck arch.
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 70.0 ft.
Total length: 212.0 ft.
Deck width: 48.0 ft.
Also called
Barton Springs Road Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+30.26472, -97.76500   (decimal degrees)
30°15'53" N, 97°45'54" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/618800/3348764 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Austin West
Inventory numbers
TXNBI 142270B00226001 (Texas bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 33387 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 04/2014)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Appraisal: Functionally obsolete
Sufficiency rating: 64.0 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2014)
19,170

Update Log 

  • July 9, 2014: Updated by Luke Harden: Corrected one of the builders to the prexisting category for the builder
  • July 9, 2014: Updated by Royce and Bobette Haley: Changed build date per plaque on bridge, added builders
  • May 9, 2014: Updated by Nathan Holth: Bridge at risk! Added design details, and photos.
  • December 4, 2012: New Street View added by Jared Mixson

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