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Laredo International Bridge

Photo 

International Bridge Remains

"After the flood, this dramatic picture shows the force of the water. Parts of the International Bridge at Laredo lie scattered in the river channel like jackstraws littered with other flotsam left by the river."

Photo taken by Texas Highways in 1954

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BH Photo #477818

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Open-spandrel arch bridge over Rio Grande on Road
Location
Nuevo Laredo, Mexico, Webb County, Texas
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Buiilt 1932; Destroyed 1954
Design
Open-spandrel arch
Approximate latitude, longitude
+27.49926, -99.50749   (decimal degrees)
27°29'57" N, 99°30'27" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/449873/3041837 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Laredo West OE S
Inventory number
BH 67815 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • August 4, 2020: New photo from Mark Gonzalez
  • May 28, 2015: Added by Luke

Related Bridges 

Sources 

  • Luke
  • Flickr - Postcard
  • Mark Gonzalez - markgonzalez0619 [at] gmail [dot] com