Belknap Street Viaduct
This example of an early 1930s concrete viaduct serves as a major gateway to Fort Worth and is an important work of Dallas bridge designer F.D. Hughes. -- Historic American Engineering Record
The Belknap Street Viaduct was replaced in 2000, but TxDOT design
engineers were again able to retain some of the character of the old bridge such as decorative railings and period lighting. - - Texas Department of Transportation.
- Steel stringer bridge over BNSF, UP and Southern Pacific Railroads on Belknap Street
- Fort Worth, Tarrant County, Texas
- Replaced by a new bridge
- Built 1934
- - F. D. Hughes of Dallas, Texas (Designer)
- Virginia Bridge & Iron Works of Roanoke, Virginia (Steel Fabricator) [also known as Virginia Bridge Co.]
- - Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad (CRIP (1866-1920); RI (1920-1975) ROCK (1975-1980))
- Oklahoma, Kansas & Texas Railroad (OKT)
- Steel stringer
Length of largest span: 65.0 ft.
Total length: 1,140.1 ft.
Deck width: 40.0 ft.
- Approximate latitude, longitude
- +32.76167, -97.32167 (decimal degrees)
32°45'42" N, 97°19'18" W (degrees°minutes'seconds")
- Approximate UTM coordinates
- 14/657212/3626112 (zone/easting/northing)
- Quadrangle map:
- Haltom City
- Inventory numbers
- TXNBI 022200008101048 (Texas bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 54166 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
- October 29, 2014: Updated by M C Toyer: Bridge replaced in 2000 by Texas Department of Transportation
- October 26, 2012: Added by Jason Smith
- Jason Smith - flensburg [dot] bridgehunter [dot] av [at] googlemail [dot] com
- HAER TX-49 - Belknap Street Viaduct, Spanning BNSF, SP & UP Railroads at Belknap Street (U.S. Route 377), Fort Worth, Tarrant County, TX
- M C Toyer - mctoyer [at] hotmail [dot] com