Old US 80 Truss Bridge Over the Brazos River-- Millsap TX
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz
N 32° 40.023 W 098° 01.980
14S E 590672 N 3614790
Quick Description: This elegant Parker through truss highway bridge carried the US 80 over the Brazos river, before the US 80 designation was dropped west of Dallas. Today the bridge and road serves as part of a network of as the I-20 frontage roads
Location: Texas, United States
Date Posted: 11/23/2016 11:50:35 AM
Waymark Code: WMTGWF
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Long Description:
This waymarked Parker through truss bridge was built in 1934 to carry the US 80 transcontinental highway over the Brazos Rover near the Parker County town of Millsap.

When the US 80 designation was eliminated west of Dallas in 1991, the bridge shifted to becoming part of the frontage road network for the I-20.

From bridgehunter.com: (visit link)

Overview
Through truss bridge over Brazos River on I-20 North Frontage Road

Location
Parker County, Texas

Status
Open to traffic

History
Built 1934; rehabilitated 1994

Design
Parker through truss

Dimensions
Length of largest span: 165.0 ft.
Total length: 892.1 ft.
Deck width: 24.0 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 15.0 ft.

Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on October 10, 1996"
Parking Coordinates:: N 32° 40.025 W 098° 01.921

Date Built: 1/1/1934

Length of Span:
Dimensions Length of largest span: 165.0 ft. Total length: 892.1 ft. Deck width: 24.0 ft. Vertical clearance above deck: 15.0 ft. From Bridgehunter


www:
https://bridgehunter.com/tx/parker/21840031401006/


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