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Newcastle Bridge

Photos 

Newcastle bridge

Photo taken by M. Bilodeau

BH Photo #210265

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Parker through truss bridge over Brazos River on Old Hwy 380
Location
Young County, Texas
Status
Bypassed and closed to traffic in 1988
Builder
- Buckner Bros. of Cleburne, Texas
Design
Parker Through Truss Design with 5 sections of 170 ft each.
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 170.0 ft.
Total length: 850.0 ft.
Deck width: 20.0 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on February 22, 2018
Also called
Old Hwy 380 Bridge
State Highway 120 Bridge at the Brazos River
Approximate latitude, longitude
+33.17496, -98.75632   (decimal degrees)
33°10'30" N, 98°45'23" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/522718/3670710 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Proffitt
Inventory numbers
NRHP 100002132 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
BH 49387 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • March 9, 2018: Updated by Luke: Added builder from plaque: Bridge will appear in Netflix movie “The Highwaymen”
  • March 9, 2018: Updated by Michael Miller: Added "Alternate Name", "Date of NRHP Listing" & "NRHP Record Number" and Updated "NRHP Status"
  • April 12, 2014: Updated by Tony Dillon: Fixed wayward cpprdinates
  • September 25, 2011: Updated by Tony Dillon: Updated status as bridge is not lost... just bypassed
  • September 25, 2011: Updated by Linda Thaxton: Added date built and replaced.
  • August 22, 2011: New Street View added by Ben Tate
  • August 22, 2011: Added by aaron leibold

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