Burr's Ferry Bridge

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Burr's Ferry Bridge
Burrs Ferry Bridge, Burr Ferry, Louisiana.jpg
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Burr's Ferry Bridge
Burr's Ferry Bridge is located in Louisiana
Burr's Ferry Bridge
Burr's Ferry Bridge is located in the US
Burr's Ferry Bridge
Location Spans Sabine River where LA 8 in Burr Ferry, Louisiana and Texas highway 63 meet in Newton County
Coordinates 31°3′52″N 93°31′22″W / 31.06444°N 93.52278°W / 31.06444; -93.52278Coordinates: 31°3′52″N 93°31′22″W / 31.06444°N 93.52278°W / 31.06444; -93.52278
Built 1937
Architect Louisiana Highway Commission
MPS Historic Bridges of Louisiana TR
NRHP Reference # 98000563[1]
Added to NRHP May 18, 1998
Carries SH 63 and LA 8 (2 lanes east and west)
Crosses Sabine River
Locale Burr Ferry, Louisiana and Newton County, Texas
Maintained by Louisiana Department of Transportation
ID number NW0214-04-005 (Texas)
Characteristics
Clearance above 12 feet 8 inches (4 m)
History
Opened circa 1925

Burr's Ferry Bridge is a bridge on the Sabine River where LA 8 meets Texas State Highway 63 at the Louisiana and Texas state lines.

The bridge includes three Parker through truss spans and 34 concrete girder spans. The center span is a 250 feet (76 m) riveted Parker through truss; the other two main spans are 120 feet (37 m) in length.[2]

See also[edit]

Sabine River (Texas–Louisiana)

Burr Ferry, Louisiana

References[edit]

  1. ^ National Park Service (2009-03-13). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ "Burr's Ferry Bridge" (PDF). State of Louisiana's Division of Historic Preservation. 1998. Retrieved June 8, 2007.  with two photos, a map, and plans

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