Colorado River Bridge – Colorado City TX

City:
Colorado City, TX

Site Type:
Infrastructure and Utilities, Roads, Bridges, and Tunnels

New Deal Agencies:
Public Works Funding, Federal Works Agency (FWA)

Completed:
1941

Designers:
D.C. Greer, Highway Engineer

Contractor:
R.W. McKinney

Quality of Information:
Good

Marked:
Yes

Site Survival:
Extant

Description

The Colorado River Bridge was built by the Federal Works Agency in 1941. The bridge is approximately 490 feet long. It spans the Colorado River south of Colorado City on HWY-163.

Marker Text:
COLORADO RIVER BRIDGE
BUILT IN 1941 BY THE
TEXAS HIGHWAY DEPARTMENT
———————-
FEDERAL WORKS AGENCY
PUBLIC ROAD ADMINISTRATION
———————
STATE HIGHWAY COMMISSION
BRADY GENTRY CHAIRMAN
HARRY HINES MEMBER
ROBERT LEE BOBBITT MEMBER
D.C. GREER
HIGHWAY ENGINEER
R.C. McKINNEY
CONTRACTOR

Source notes

Marker on Bridge.

Site originally submitted by Eveline Evans on April 3, 2019.

Location Info


HWY-163 just south of River Street
Colorado City, TX

Location notes: Coordinates for the north end of the bridge

Coordinates: 32.3881902, -100.8646903

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