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US377 (E Belknap St) - West Fork Trinity River Bridge


General View of Trinity River Bridge, North Side, Looking South

Photo taken by Historic American Engineering Record

View photos at Library of Congress

BH Photo #139598


TxDOT Bridge NRHP (National Register of Historic Places) Eligibility Report

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Posted by Glenn Celerier from TxDOT website



Bridge over Trinity River on E. Belknap St. (US 377) in Fort Worth
Fort Worth, Tarrant County, Texas
Open to traffic
Built 1932 by Buckner Bros.
- Buckner Bros. of Cleburne, Texas
Reinforced concrete cantilever main span with 13 flanking girder spans.
Length of largest span: 164.1 ft.
Total length: 716.9 ft.
Deck width: 40.0 ft.
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Also called
Trinity River Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+32.76778, -97.31222   (decimal degrees)
32°46'04" N, 97°18'44" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/658086/3626803 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Haltom City
540 ft. above sea level
Average daily traffic (as of 2013)
Inventory numbers
TXNBI 022200008101001 (Texas bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 42495 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of March 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: 76.8 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • March 8, 2022: New photos from Bambi Sharkoman
  • February 15, 2022: New photos from Bambi Sharkoman
  • March 21, 2021: Document added by Glenn Celerier
  • May 2, 2009: Added by Rick Mattioni


  • Rick Mattioni
  • HAER TX-88 - Trinity River Bridge, Spanning Trinity River at East Belknap Street (U.S, Fort Worth, Tarrant County, TX
  • Glenn Celerier - celerier [dot] bridgehunter [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Jesse Sharkoman Berube - jesseberube5 [at] gmail [dot] com


US377 (E Belknap St) - West Fork Trinity River Bridge
Posted May 11, 2022, by Jesse Sharkoman (jesseberube5 [at] gmail [dot] com)

"The bridge is one of only four known examples of a reinforced concrete cantilever

span bridge constructed by the Texas State Highway Department. Of these bridges, it is the longest example

both in overall length and length of its main span."

the only other example i know is the TX-199 over west fork