Colorado River Bridge
Colorado River Bridge at Bastrop
Bastrop, Texas (Bastrop County)
Photo Credit: Explore Bastrop County
In 1923, this trio of trusses greeted early motorists en route to downtown Bastrop. Stretching nearly one-forth mile in length, the Texas Highway Department built the monumental Parker through truss structure for $167,500.
- After 12 years of silence, the buzz returns to Texas on this very bridge! This location serves as the opening scene of the film where two irresponsible, gun-owning yuppies meet their grisly demise after they play chicken with a truck that just happens to contain the Sawyer family.