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Junction Bridge


Side view from the south

Side view from the south side of the river. The entire bridge has been repainted and all parts appear to be in excellent condition.

Photo taken by Markus Haas in May 2010


BH Photo #166669

Street Views 


Through truss bridge over South Llano River on Loop 481 in Junction
Junction, Kimble County, Texas
Open to traffic
Built 1937
- Central Bitulithic Construction Co. of Dallas, Texas
- Gibb Gilchrist of Wills Point, Texas
- U.S. Bureau of Public Roads of Washington, D.C.
Warren through truss with all verticals
Length of largest span: 189.0 ft.
Total length: 1,341.9 ft.
Deck width: 24.0 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 16.0 ft.
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on October 10, 1996
Approximate latitude, longitude
+30.48707, -99.76222   (decimal degrees)
30°29'13" N, 99°45'44" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/426846/3373005 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Average daily traffic (as of 2013)
Inventory numbers
TXNBI 071340014216031 (Texas bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
NRHP 96001124 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
BH 33151 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of August 2018)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 60.4 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • February 9, 2022: New photo from Geoff Hubbs
  • February 14, 2021: New photos from C Hanchey
  • September 20, 2020: New photo from Glenn Celerier
  • September 19, 2020: New photo from Glenn Celerier
  • September 12, 2016: New Street View added by Dana and Kay Klein
  • November 29, 2015: New photo from M C Toyer
  • November 28, 2015: New photo from M C Toyer
  • April 11, 2015: Updated by Royce and Bobette Haley: Updated to Warren with all verts
  • May 20, 2013: New photos from Robert Elder
  • January 4, 2012: Updated by Jason Straub: added NRHP info
  • May 31, 2010: Updated by Markus Haas: Added builders and revised height
  • March 22, 2010: Updated by Nathan Holth: Added Streets View and Link

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South Llano River Bridge
Posted May 20, 2013, by Robert Elder (robertelder1 [at] gmail [dot] com)

This bridge is relatively easy to document. There is a parking area nearby, and a cantilevered walkway allows documentation of details.

South Llano River Bridge
Posted March 22, 2010, by Nathan Holth (form3 [at] historicbridges [dot] org)

This appears to be a beautiful and unusual continuous through truss. In Street View it was being painted.