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Governors Landing Bridge


Amistad Reservoir Aqueduct

Looking SE

Photo taken by Royce and Bobette Haley in September 2014


BH Photo #294783

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21 steel stringer spans with 19 concrete stringer spans. The bridge won the 1965 first place prize for Medium Span-High Clearance bridges from the American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC) as the Devils River Bridge.


1965 Steel stringer bridge over Amistad Reservoir on US 90
Val Verde County, Texas
Open to traffic
- H.B. Zachry Co. of Laredo, Texas
- Mosher Steel Co. of Dallas, Texas (fabricator)
Steel stringer
Length of largest span: 200.1 ft.
Total length: 5,462.2 ft. (1.0 mi.)
Deck width: 29.9 ft.
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Also called
Herbert C. Petry, Jr. Bridge
Amistad Reservoir Viaduct
Devils River Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+29.48648, -101.03409   (decimal degrees)
29°29'11" N, 101°02'03" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/302792/3263608 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Amistad Dam
Average daily traffic (as of 2013)
Inventory numbers
TXNBI 222330002209070 (Texas bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 63083 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of October 2018)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 64.4 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • February 13, 2021: New photos from C Hanchey
  • August 20, 2020: Updated by Nick Boppel: Use official name
  • September 21, 2014: Updated by Roger Deschner: Merge NBI data; Added category "US 90"
  • September 20, 2014: Added by Royce and Bobette Haley


  • Royce and Bobette Haley - roycehaley111 [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Roger Deschner - rogerdeschner [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Nick Boppel - nickboppel01 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • C Hanchey - cmh2315fl [at] yahoo [dot] com


Amistad Reservoir Aqueduct
Posted September 21, 2014, by Barry (bllauver [at] toad [dot] net)

Why is this called an aqueduct? It is a road bridge.