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Waco Suspension Bridge

General Information

Beginning of works: 1868
Completion: 1869
Status: in use

Project Type

Structure: Suspension bridge
Function / usage: Road bridge
Material: Steel bridge

Location

Location: , , ,
Crosses:
  • Brazos River
Coordinates: 31° 33' 40.07" N    97° 7' 37.94" W
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Technical Information

Dimensions

span 144.78 m

Cost

cost of construction ca. United States dollar 141 000

Materials

cables steel
towers masonry
deck truss steel
deck flooring wood

Chronology

1889

Bridge comes under the control of the city of Waco.

1913
- 1914

The cables and deck are replaced with stronger steel elements, and the masonry towers are modified.

1971

The bridge is closed to vehicular traffic.

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Participants

Initial construction
Owner
Architecture
Consulting
Construction
Reconstruction
Contractor
(role unknown)

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  • About this
    data sheet
  • Structure-ID
    20001398
  • Date created
    27/03/2001
  • Last Update
    30/12/2019