Parker through truss.
A single 250-foot riveted Parker through truss with 20 steel I-beam approach spans. A relief structure on the north side of the main bridge comprises 15 steel I-beam spans identical to those used on the main bridge.
The span rests on reinforced concrete piers consisting of battered cylindrical columns in a dumbbell configuration. The approach spans are supported by a series of bents composed of precast concrete piling.
Length of largest span: 250.0 ft.
Total length: 1,295.0 ft.
Deck width: 24.0 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 16.4 ft.
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on October 10, 1996
New River Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+29.06622, -97.32158(decimal degrees) 29°03'58" N, 97°19'18" W (degrees°minutes'seconds")
NRHP 96001122 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
TXNBI 130620014308037 (Texas bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 32956 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of November 2018)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Fair(5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory(6 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Good(7 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 48.3 (out of 100) View more at BridgeReports.com
April 5, 2020: New photo from Geoff Hubbs
April 20, 2014: Updated by Patrick Feller: Added category "guadalupe river"
April 16, 2014: New photos from Patrick Feller
March 22, 2010: Updated by Nathan Holth: Added Street View.