Fm 1979 at San Marcos River, Martindale

April 14, 2013

This road is prone to flooding. I grew up in this area and I remember the flood of 98′ and how they had to rebuild the bridge. It seems high now with the drought but there are markers that show the water is usually three feet higher.

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1404 Gruene Road, New Braunfels, TX

March 29, 2013

This particular bridge is roughly 6 feet off the top of the water on 3/29/2013. Due to the current drought the water has receded about 3 feet. In normal conditions this makes the bridge only 3 feet high which is easily accessible by the river in high rainfall conditions.

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Near 4970 River Road, New Braunfels, TX

March 29, 2013

This particular bridge is roughly 8 feet off the top of the water on 3/29/2013. Due to the current drought the water has receded about 3 feet. In normal conditions this makes the bridge only 5 feet high which is easily accessible by the river in high rainfall conditions.

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March 28, 2013

I have driven over this bridge, it appears that high water would cover this section of road.

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State Park Rd, Fentress, TX

March 28, 2013

This bridge crosses the San Marcos River, I have been told by two eye-witnesses that the bridge is inundated during high floods.

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County Road 266, the Old Bastrop Highway

March 26, 2013

A news article from San Marcos Mecrury.com says this in 2012- first responders rescued two drivers — one with three children in the car — from flooded low-water crossings early this morning as heavy rains swamped area roadways. At about 5:30 a.m., the Hays County Sheriff’s Office and the South Hays Fire Department responded to […]

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FM 1863. East of Bulverde, TX

April 26, 2011

This location does have a flood gauge.  On the north side of the road is a home residence and on the south side of the road is a gun range.  Relatively flat terrain is present in the immediate area.

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FM 1863. East of Bulverde, TX

April 26, 2011

This crossing is adjacent to a tall ridge which would allow for water to rush into the area rather quickly.  A flood gauge is present and there is a rocky creek bed on either side of the road.

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Smithson Valley Rd. NW of Bulverde, TX

April 26, 2011

At this location the road dips down into the creek bed.  A flood gauge is present.  The crossing is surrounded by farm land on all sides which would allow for the creek bed to fill quickly.

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Blanco Rd. West of Bulverde, TX

April 26, 2011

This is an isolated country road west of Bulverde and SE of Boerne.  The crossing sits on the border of Camp Bullis.  A flood gauge is present.

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Ludwig Trail, Bulverde, TX

April 26, 2011

A low water crossing over the same creek bed  as Obst Rd. and Bulverde Rd.  A flood gauge is present.

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Obst Rd. Bulverde, TX

April 26, 2011

At this location is a flood gauge, but no gate.  It is located to the SW of a large Horse and cattle ranch.

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Bulverde Rd. Bulverde, TX

April 26, 2011

This location is a back country road with a flood gauge, but no gate.  This is also a school bus route.  A creek runs over the road when there is water.  It is located just south of Bulverde proper and east of Hwy 281 on the south side of the Bulverde Airpark.

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Pvt Rd. Timberwood Park, TX

April 25, 2011

This location is actually located just north of Timberwood Park proper.  When facing the north, a group of soccer fields are on the left and farm land is on the right.  A creek actually runs over the road.  If you look at this location on Google Earth, you can see water on the road.  No […]

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FM Road 1855

April 25, 2011

This scenic route is certainly breath taking to travel on but, is particularly dangerous during a heavy storm. FM Road 1855 has a small bridge connecting the road over what appears to be a creek. The bridge doesn’t appear to be more than 10 ft tall and what’s worse is the narrow road and lack […]

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Barton Creek Greenbelt Trail, Gus Fruh Park. Austin, TX

April 25, 2011

At this location,  the main hike and bike path actually goes down into the creek and across.  Obviously,  a low water crossing.

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Barton Creek Greenbelt Trail @ Gus Fruh Park. Austin, TX

April 25, 2011

At this location is a wooden foot bridge that goes over a first order stream flowing into Barton Creek.  This bridge becomes flooded not only from the small stream, but also from Barton Creek.  I was witness to this,  summer of 2010 after the rain from tropical storm Hermine.

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Old San Antonio Road Austin Texas 78748

April 24, 2011

This low water crossing is located on Old San Antonio Road about a mile south of FM Road 1626 in South Austin. This is a windy two lane road that experiences some high levels of traffic due to people avoiding the interstate.

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Shoal Creek @ W. 9th St.

April 24, 2011

This crossing is heavily used by pedestrians, commuters, and joggers.  It is a strong concrete bridge set only a few feet above the dry creek bed.  It is adjacent to many, commercial, retail and residential addresses as well as being in the heart of Duncan Park.

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Shoal Creek @ W. 5th St. Austin, TX

April 24, 2011

Shoal Creek is notorious for flooding every time it rains in Austin.  The shoal creek trail is used for both recreation and commuters.  At this location the side walk has actually been destroyed by raging water and users of the path actually have to go into the creek bed  to make their  way around the […]

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