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Waco Suspension Bridge

General Information

Beginning of works: 1868
Completion: 1869

Project Type

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

Location

Location: , , ,
Crosses:
  • Brazos River

Technical Information

Dimensions

total length 144.875 m

Materials

cables wrought iron
deck wrought iron
towers masonry

Chronology

1889

Bridge comes under the control of the city of Waco.

1913
- 1914

Iron cables and deck are replaced with steel elements, masonry towers are modified.

1971

The bridge is closed to vehicular traffic.

Participants

Owner
Consulting
Construction
(role unknown)
Reconstruction
Contractor
(role unknown)

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Relevant Publications

  • About this
    data sheet
  • Structure-ID
    20001398
  • Date created
    27/03/2001
  • Last Update
    05/02/2016