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South Congress Avenue Bridge

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South Congress Street Bridge

Looking East from the S.1st Street Bridge

Photo taken by Royce and Bobette Haley in April 2014

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Overview
Concrete arch bridge over Town Lake on South Congress Avenue in Austin
Location
Austin, Travis County, Texas
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1909; rehabilitated 1980
Design
Arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 119.1 ft.
Total length: 945.9 ft.
Deck width: 60.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+30.25972, -97.74556   (decimal degrees)
30°15'35" N, 97°44'44" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/620676/3348230 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Austin East
Inventory numbers
TXNBI 142270B00425007 (Texas bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 33402 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 05/2012)
Deck condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Appraisal: Functionally obsolete
Sufficiency rating: 78.0 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2010)
34,580

Update Log 

  • July 6, 2014: New Street View added by Royce and Bobette Haley

Related Bridges 

  • Moore's Crossing Bridge (Predecessor) - This is the Congress Avenue Bridge that replaced the six span truss bridge.

Sources 

  • Bridgemapper.com - by Todd Wilson and Lauren Winkler
  • Bridgemapper.com - by Todd Wilson and Lauren Winkler
  • Royce and Bobette Haley - roycehaley111 [at] yahoo [dot] com