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FM1713 Lake Whitney Bridge

Photos 

Aa upload

Photo taken by Glenn Celerier 19 May 2018

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BH Photo #482042

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Bridge over Brazos River / Lake Whitney on Highway
Location
Hill County, Texas, and Bosque County, Texas
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1950; Rehabilitated 1971
Railroad
- Missouri-Kansas-Texas Railroad (MKT)
Design
Deck plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 122.1 ft.
Total length: 3,055.3 ft. (0.6 mi.)
Deck width: 25.9 ft.
Also called
Katy Bridge (Local Name)
FM1409 Lake Whitney Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+31.95753, -97.40062   (decimal degrees)
31°57'27" N, 97°24'02" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/651148/3536844 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory numbers
TXNBI 090180322802001 (Texas bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 90688 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • May 26, 2021: Updated by Luke: Added info
  • September 20, 2020: New photo from Glenn Celerier

Sources 

  • Glenn Celerier - celerier [dot] bridgehunter [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Luke

Comments 

Lake Whitney Bridge Farm to Market Road 1409
Posted May 26, 2021, by Steven Olsen (cliftonrailmuseum [at] yahoo [dot] com)

Bridge built by Missouri, Kansas & Texas Railroad (MKT, Katy).

Rail abandoned and bridge donated to State of Texas for conversion to highway bridge.