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Bridges in Texas

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A complete list of bridges in Texas with pictures. Famous TX bridges, the biggest and the highest. From the earliest arch and beam bridges to the newest suspension and truss bridges, this list has them all. We build bridges to span obstacles, be it a valley, waterway, or another road. A bridge's function designates its design. A bridge can can be temporary, or it can last for millennia. Many Roman bridges are still standing (and even in use) today. No surprise then that bridges often become iconic landmarks for their region.
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    Angelina River Bridge is a historic bridge on U.S. Route 59 over the Angelina River in Lufkin, Texas. It was built in 1935 and added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1988....  more
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    Anzalduas International Bridge is an international bridge which connects the city of McAllen, Texas, USA with the western outskirts of Reynosa, Tamaulipas, Mexico. It provides cross-border commuters with two southbound and northbound lanes, as well as a pedestrian crossing. The bridge opened on December 15, 2009. Bridge Facts: Constructed by: Williams Brothers Construction Ground broke June 12, 2007 Opened for business on December 15, 2009 Construction cost: $28,493,593.70 Four entrance lanes, including a SENTRI Lane in the United States. Bridge spans 3.2 miles Has two safety bump-out spaces, and a pedestrian walkway, with lanes elevated to preserve nearby U.S. Fish and Wildlife...  more
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    Beaver Creek Bridge, also known as FM 2326 Bridge at Beaver Creek or WC2215-02-002, is a historic bridge built in 1925 near Electra in Wichita County, Texas. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1996....  more
  • The Bluff Dale Suspension Bridge is a historic bridge located near Bluff Dale, Texas, United States. The bridge was built in 1891 and the spans 225 feet across the Paluxy River. The road deck is 28 feet above the river and held in place by fourteen one-inch cables attached to the towers made of nine-inch iron pipe. Despite the name given in Historic American Engineering Record documentation, the Bluff Dale Suspension Bridge is actually a cable-stayed structure. Its deck is suspended from multiple layers of stay cables radiating from the towers, some terminating at the deck and others running continuously from one tower to the other. This pattern of cables was established in designer Edwin...  more