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Colorado River Bridge

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1923, R. E. Schiller and George Wickline, engineers. Chestnut St. and the Colorado River

The 1,285-foot-long concrete and steel structure with three steel truss spans, concrete piers, and a long concrete approach at its west end crosses the Colorado River as Loop 150, two blocks west of the Bastrop Commercial Historic District. The former railroad bridge has been converted for use as a hiking and biking trail.

Writing Credits

Gerald Moorhead et al.


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Gerald Moorhead et al., "Colorado River Bridge", [Bastrop, Texas], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—,

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