Texas Bridges Stats

  • Texas has 49,829 bridges. That doesn’t include private, pedestrian, railroad, utility or federally owned spans. The total is 40 percent more than any other state.
  • The U.S. has about 607,363 bridges.
  • 19% were built before 1950.
  • Last fiscal year, the state allotted $50.5 million for bridge maintenance.
  • There is a Bridge City, Texas.
  • The Houston Street Viaduct bridge that crosses I30 and the Trinity River is the oldest in Texas, built in 1911.

Source and Source

Also, I didn’t realize there was a difference between a bridge and overpass until WifeGeeding informed me.

I wonder if anyone knows the name of this bridge or where is it located?

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5 Responses to Texas Bridges Stats

  1. Kristine says:

    oh oh oh… that’s the 360 bridge in austin, texas

    is there a prize for getting the right answer?

  2. iwear2020 says:

    Over Colorado river in Austin

  3. Doug says:

    Ah! Now we are getting close to my place of birth. The cool thing about bridge city is the massive…BRIDGE! duh!


  4. Awesometown says:

    I am actually sitting about 2 miles away from that bridge right now.

  5. Shawn says:

    I have family that live like 5 miles from that bridge.

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