List of crossings of the Colorado River (Texas)

This is a list of bridges and other crossings of the Colorado River from the Gulf of Mexico upstream to West Texas.

CrossingsEdit

Crossing Carries Location Coordinates
Bridge   FM 521 near Wadsworth 28°47′22″N 95°59′47″W / 28.78944°N 95.99639°W / 28.78944; -95.99639
Rail bridge UP Angleton Subdivision 28°54′13″N 96°01′34″W / 28.90361°N 96.02611°W / 28.90361; -96.02611
Bridge   SH 35 Bay City 28°59′02″N 95°59′59″W / 28.98389°N 95.99972°W / 28.98389; -95.99972
Pipeline bridge 28°59′40″N 96°00′06″W / 28.99444°N 96.00167°W / 28.99444; -96.00167
Pipeline bridge 29°14′29″N 96°06′24″W / 29.24139°N 96.10667°W / 29.24139; -96.10667
Bridge Richmond Road North Wharton 29°18′31″N 96°06′13″W / 29.30861°N 96.10361°W / 29.30861; -96.10361
Bridge Richmond Road South Wharton 29°18′31″N 96°06′14″W / 29.30861°N 96.10389°W / 29.30861; -96.10389
Rail bridge KCS Rosenberg (Macaroni) Line Wharton 29°18′26″N 96°06′24″W / 29.30722°N 96.10667°W / 29.30722; -96.10667
Bridge   US 59 Wharton 29°18′49″N 96°07′30″W / 29.31361°N 96.12500°W / 29.31361; -96.12500
Pipeline bridge 29°19′53″N 96°11′14″W / 29.33139°N 96.18722°W / 29.33139; -96.18722
Bridge   FM 960 Glen Flora 29°20′10″N 96°11′54″W / 29.33611°N 96.19833°W / 29.33611; -96.19833
Pipeline bridge 29°20′52″N 96°13′11″W / 29.34778°N 96.21972°W / 29.34778; -96.21972
Pipeline bridge 29°22′07″N 96°18′09″W / 29.36861°N 96.30250°W / 29.36861; -96.30250
Bridge   FM 950 Garwood 29°27′11″N 96°23′47″W / 29.45306°N 96.39639°W / 29.45306; -96.39639
Bridge  
 
US 90 Alt.
Altair 29°34′49″N 96°25′03″W / 29.58028°N 96.41750°W / 29.58028; -96.41750
Rail bridge UP Garwood Spur Altair 29°34′50″N 96°25′04″W / 29.58056°N 96.41778°W / 29.58056; -96.41778
Pipeline bridge 29°35′05″N 96°25′17″W / 29.58472°N 96.42139°W / 29.58472; -96.42139
Bridge   I-10 Columbus 29°41′46″N 96°31′56″W / 29.69611°N 96.53222°W / 29.69611; -96.53222
Bridge   US 90 (Walnut Street) Columbus 29°42′23″N 96°32′11″W / 29.70639°N 96.53639°W / 29.70639; -96.53639
Rail bridge UP Glidden Subdivision Columbus 29°42′26″N 96°32′09″W / 29.70722°N 96.53583°W / 29.70722; -96.53583
Bridge   Business 71 Columbus 29°42′48″N 96°32′50″W / 29.71333°N 96.54722°W / 29.71333; -96.54722
Bridge   SH 71 Columbus 29°43′10″N 96°34′48″W / 29.71944°N 96.58000°W / 29.71944; -96.58000
Bridge   US 77 La Grange 29°53′47″N 96°52′12″W / 29.89639°N 96.87000°W / 29.89639; -96.87000
Bridge   Business 71 La Grange 29°54′04″N 96°53′13″W / 29.90111°N 96.88694°W / 29.90111; -96.88694
Rail bridge UP Katy Line La Grange 29°54′18″N 96°53′23″W / 29.90500°N 96.88972°W / 29.90500; -96.88972
Bridge   SH 71 La Grange 29°54′47″N 96°53′46″W / 29.91306°N 96.89611°W / 29.91306; -96.89611
Rail bridge UP Giddings Subdivision West Point 29°59′01″N 97°02′05″W / 29.98361°N 97.03472°W / 29.98361; -97.03472
Bridge   SH 71 Smithville 30°00′59″N 97°08′47″W / 30.01639°N 97.14639°W / 30.01639; -97.14639
Bridge   SH 230 Smithville 30°00′47″N 97°09′43″W / 30.01306°N 97.16194°W / 30.01306; -97.16194
Rail bridge UP Waco Subdivision Bastrop 30°04′50″N 97°19′07″W / 30.08056°N 97.31861°W / 30.08056; -97.31861
Bridge   SH 71 Bastrop 30°06′17″N 97°19′10″W / 30.10472°N 97.31944°W / 30.10472; -97.31944
Colorado River Bridge at Bastrop Pedestrian Walkway Bastrop 30°06′36″N 97°19′21″W / 30.11000°N 97.32250°W / 30.11000; -97.32250
Chief Petty Officer (SOC) Stephen "Matt" Mills Bridge   Loop 150 Bastrop 30°06′36″N 97°19′22″W / 30.11000°N 97.32278°W / 30.11000; -97.32278
Bridge   FM 969 Bastrop 30°10′04″N 97°24′10″W / 30.16778°N 97.40278°W / 30.16778; -97.40278
Bridge   SH 130  SH 45 Del Valle
Bridge   FM 973 Del Valle 30°12′29″N 97°38′17″W / 30.20806°N 97.63806°W / 30.20806; -97.63806
Bridge  
 
US 183 north
Austin 30°14′44″N 97°41′25″W / 30.24556°N 97.69028°W / 30.24556; -97.69028
Bridge  
 
US 183 south
Austin 30°14′44″N 97°41′28″W / 30.24556°N 97.69111°W / 30.24556; -97.69111
Montopolis Bridge Formerly   Loop 111 (Airport Boulevard), now bicycle and pedestrian-only Austin 30°14′43″N 97°41′29″W / 30.24528°N 97.69139°W / 30.24528; -97.69139
Longhorn Dam Bridge Pleasant Valley Road Austin 30°15′01″N 97°42′49″W / 30.25028°N 97.71361°W / 30.25028; -97.71361
Bridge (triple span)    I-35 / US 290 Austin 30°15′02″N 97°44′09″W / 30.25056°N 97.73583°W / 30.25056; -97.73583
Ann W. Richards Congress Avenue Bridge Congress Avenue Austin 30°15′42″N 97°44′43″W / 30.26167°N 97.74528°W / 30.26167; -97.74528
Drake Bridge[1] South 1st Street Austin 30°15′46″N 97°44′52″W / 30.26278°N 97.74778°W / 30.26278; -97.74778
Rail bridge UPRR Austin Subdivision Austin 30°15′54″N 97°45′16″W / 30.26500°N 97.75444°W / 30.26500; -97.75444
James D. Pfluger Pedestrian and Bicycle Bridge Lady Bird Lake Hike and Bike Trail Austin 30°15′56″N 97°45′21″W / 30.26556°N 97.75583°W / 30.26556; -97.75583
Lamar Boulevard Bridge   Loop 343 (Lamar Boulevard) Austin 30°15′57″N 97°45′24″W / 30.26583°N 97.75667°W / 30.26583; -97.75667
Bridge   Loop 1 (MoPac) Austin 30°16′26″N 97°46′18″W / 30.27389°N 97.77167°W / 30.27389; -97.77167
Roberta Crenshaw Pedestrian Walkway Lady Bird Lake Hike and Bike Trail Austin 30°16′26″N 97°46′18″W / 30.27389°N 97.77167°W / 30.27389; -97.77167
Bridge Redbud Trail Austin 30°17′30″N 97°47′10″W / 30.29167°N 97.78611°W / 30.29167; -97.78611
Pennybacker Bridge   Loop 360 (Capital of Texas Highway) Austin 30°20′59″N 97°47′49″W / 30.34972°N 97.79694°W / 30.34972; -97.79694
Bridge Low Water Crossing Road Austin 30°23′17″N 97°54′47″W / 30.38806°N 97.91306°W / 30.38806; -97.91306
Bridge   RM 620 Austin 30°23′27″N 97°54′35″W / 30.39083°N 97.90972°W / 30.39083; -97.90972
Mansfield Dam Mansfield Dam Road Austin 30°23′30″N 97°54′25″W / 30.39167°N 97.90694°W / 30.39167; -97.90694
Bridge   US 281 Marble Falls 30°34′2″N 98°16′31″W / 30.56722°N 98.27528°W / 30.56722; -98.27528
Rail bridge AWRR West Subdivision Kingsland 30°39′26″N 98°25′43″W / 30.65722°N 98.42861°W / 30.65722; -98.42861
Bridge   RM 1431 Kingsland 30°39′29″N 98°25′45″W / 30.65806°N 98.42917°W / 30.65806; -98.42917
Pedestrian bridge Buchanan Dam 30°44′54″N 98°23′52″W / 30.74833°N 98.39778°W / 30.74833; -98.39778
State Highway 29 Bridge at the Colorado River   SH 29 Buchanan Dam 30°44′55″N 98°23′53″W / 30.74861°N 98.39806°W / 30.74861; -98.39806
Bridge   FM 580 Bend 31°6′2″N 98°30′54″W / 31.10056°N 98.51500°W / 31.10056; -98.51500
Bridge   US 190 31°13′6″N 98°33′52″W / 31.21833°N 98.56444°W / 31.21833; -98.56444
Rail bridge CTXR 31°14′7″N 98°33′46″W / 31.23528°N 98.56278°W / 31.23528; -98.56278
Ford (locally called "Double Ford") CR 124 31°17′50″N 98°35′52″W / 31.29722°N 98.59778°W / 31.29722; -98.59778
Bridge   SH 16 31°21′11″N 98°40′18″W / 31.35306°N 98.67167°W / 31.35306; -98.67167
Regency Bridge CR 433 (Mills), CR 137 (San Saba) 31°24′38″N 98°50′47″W / 31.41056°N 98.84639°W / 31.41056; -98.84639
Bridge   FM 45 31°27′31″N 98°56′34″W / 31.45861°N 98.94278°W / 31.45861; -98.94278
Ford (locally called "Elm Grove Ford") CR 266 31°28′47″N 99°01′38″W / 31.479792°N 99.027309°W / 31.479792; -99.027309
Bridge   US 377 Winchell 31°28′5″N 99°9′40″W / 31.46806°N 99.16111°W / 31.46806; -99.16111
Pedestrian bridge Winchell 31°28′4″N 99°9′43.5″W / 31.46778°N 99.162083°W / 31.46778; -99.162083
Bridge   US 283 31°26′22″N 99°22′30″W / 31.43944°N 99.37500°W / 31.43944; -99.37500
Bridge Waldred Road 31°27′48″N 99°25′19″W / 31.46333°N 99.42194°W / 31.46333; -99.42194
Bridge   FM 503 31°29′37″N 99°34′27″W / 31.49362°N 99.57426°W / 31.49362; -99.57426
Bridge   FM 1929 31°29′54″N 99°39′42″W / 31.49833°N 99.66167°W / 31.49833; -99.66167
Bridge CR 129 31°38′11″N 99°49′56″W / 31.63632°N 99.83226°W / 31.63632; -99.83226
Bridge   US 83 Ballinger 31°43′48″N 99°56′30″W / 31.73009°N 99.94153°W / 31.73009; -99.94153
Bridge   US 67 Ballinger 31°43′58″N 99°57′26″W / 31.73274°N 99.95714°W / 31.73274; -99.95714
Rail bridge BNSF_Railway Ballinger 31°43′57″N 99°57′16″W / 31.73260°N 99.95452°W / 31.73260; -99.95452

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Wear, Ben (2011). "Street namesakes often lost to history". Austin American-Statesman.