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Road & Bridge Construction

Photos courtesy of Scott & Pam Evans

These pictures are believed to be from 1930 when Highway 58 (now Hwy 35) was paved and the bridge was built over the Colorado River. The entire set that was together is included on this page, but it is possible they are not all about the same topic.

E. N. Gustafson, Resident Engineer; F. T. Bennett, Assistant Resident Engineer;
E. B. Darby, Sr., Darby Construction Company


New Highway Bridge over Colorado River
near Bay City, Texas;
Length 4500 ft.
concrete decks
treated timber sub-structure
cost $250,000