The Bridges of Texas: 12 Beauties

We don't do rustic covered bridges here in Texas; we don't do massive Golden Gate spans either.

But that doesn't mean the state isn't home to some beautiful pieces of bridge art.

You can look for abandoned bridges here. Here, though, are a dozen of Texas's best that are still open in one way or another.

12. Suspension Bridge, Waco The fabled Suspension Bridge in Waco is now pedestrian only, but when it opened in 1870 it was the longest single-span suspension bridge west of the Mississippi. Getting the building materials to the remoteness of Waco was almost as difficult as the construction itself.

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