Barton Creek Bridge

Travis County

Austin, Texas

History

The drawing above illustrates the cable twisting process.

About this drawing:

The Texas Historic Bridges Recording Project is part of the Historic American Engineering Record (HAER), a long-range program documenting historically significant engineering, industrial, and maritime sites in the United States. The HAER program is administered by the National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior. The Texas Historic Bridges Recording Project was co-sponsored during the summer of 1996 by HAER under the general direction of E. Blaine Cliver, chief, the Texas Department of Transportation, Environmental Affairs Division and Design Division, and the Federal Highway Administration.

Drawing by Megan C. Olson, 2000

© 2003 Historic Bridge Foundation. Provided by Texas Department of Transportation.