Austin Brothers Bridge

Austin Brothers Bridge (HMZ74)

Location: Lubbock, TX 79415 Lubbock County
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N 33° 36.703', W 101° 52.269'

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Steel bridge erected 1913 across Yellowhouse Canyon on the Lubbock-Abernathy Road contract awared April 1913 to Austin Brothers Bridge Company of Dallas by the Lubbock County Commissioners. The 60 foot long, 12 foot wide, single-span, warren type truss bridge cost $1138. Over the years the bridge was widened and modified. Abandoned to traffic in the 1960's. In 1974 the bridge was restored using original plans as part of the canyon lakes project.
HM NumberHMZ74
Year Placed1982
Placed ByCity of Lubbock Urban Design & Historic Preservation Commission
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Date Added Sunday, October 12th, 2014 at 10:01pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)14S E 233611 N 3722801
Decimal Degrees33.61171667, -101.87115000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 36.703', W 101° 52.269'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 36' 42.18" N, 101° 52' 16.14" W
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Area Code(s)806
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2525 Cesar E Chavez Dr, Lubbock TX 79415, US
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