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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South Onion Creek @ Hays Co Rd 191

April 26, 2011

The road comes down a large hill which ends in the Creek. The crossing itself is yet another dip in the road. There used to be considerable flooding until a damn was built upstream but under extreme cases there is still flooding. there is water marker for the depth. and there was the beginning of low water gates but that project […]

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29.937102,-97.895136. (post rd. before hays county 136)

April 25, 2011

low water crossing across small shallow water

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1800 W Uhland Rd, San Marcos, TX 78666, USA

April 25, 2011

This crossing is danger when there is heavy rainfall because it’s a very low water crossing.

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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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Elizabeth Ave. crossing at Landa Park, New Braunfels, TX

April 25, 2011

The area of Elizabeth Avenue that crosses a branch off of the Comal River alongside Landa Park near Schlitterbahn Waterpark has been a problem for as long as the bridge has been there. It is located at the employee parking lot for Schlitterbahn Waterpark employees. I worked as a lifeguard for Schlitterbahn last summer, so I was […]

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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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Lime kiln road river crossing

April 25, 2011

This back road crosses Blanco so low water crossing… this area seems to love these scenarios.

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Little Arkansas Rd crossing Blanco

April 25, 2011

Just as name implies.  This road crosses Blanco, low water crossing…. these country roads are all winding around this Blanco river in Wimberley.

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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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Gruene Rd, Gruene Texas.

April 24, 2011

This low water crossing is located in Gruene Texas and is fed and by Canyon Lake, the flow is controlled by the dam.  This does make this a much safer water crossing than some of the others I have seen on here, but still, a valid water crossing.    

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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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San gabriel river

April 23, 2011

This is a low water crossing at San Gabriel River in Georgetown, Texas. Before you cross the bridge there is a sign that indicates to be careful before you cross the bridge. Also, there can only be one car crossing at a time, otherwise there will be a higher risk for a problem to happen […]

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Post Road by Five Mile Dam

April 20, 2011

This is a low water crossing located on Post Road right before it turns into Hays County Road 136, near Five Mile Dam.  It is marked with a sign to measure the depth of the water.  The road curves down perpendicularly to the river.  In cases of extreme weather, the bridge could be very dangerous.

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Rebecca Creek Road at Guadalupe River, Spring Branch, TX

April 17, 2011

This crossing is at Rebecca Creek Road. From HWY 281 take Rebecca Creek Road east 5.3 miles to reach the crossing of the Guadalupe River. This is in Spring Branch, Texas west of Canyon Lake.

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Valley View Road where Blanco stream crosses

April 11, 2011

Typically a dry river bed, this area floods during storm season being that its in a valley.  Avoid this road during any intense rain events because water will seek the lowest paths.  There is a ruler beside the middle of the road that goes up to 5 feet, so the water events can get pretty […]

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Wayside Dr @ Blanco

April 11, 2011

  This is a low river crossing that is almost always covered by water.  It has algea build up and is pretty slippery for tires with worn treads, this is a good place for you and your car to end up in the river…. if that’s your purpose.

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Rocky Road, Caldwell County, Texas

April 9, 2011

This low water crossing is located between Hwy 21 and FM2001 in west Caldwell County.  It has been the scene of past flood fatalities.  I’ll look for details…

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Pecan Park Crossing, San Marcos, TX 78666, USA

April 8, 2011

This location is by Don’s Fish Camp near Martindale.

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Fisher Store Road, Wimberley, TX

April 8, 2011

Fischer Store Road 1 mile north east of RR 32. Comal County This crossing is located on Fischer Store Road,  a little over a mile north-east of RR 32, near Fischer Store in Comal County. There is a water meter post but no warning signs or gates.

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Mallard Rd and Mystic Shores, Canyon Lake, TX

April 8, 2011

This crossing is located on Mallard Rd about 1/2 mile west of Mystic Parkway in the Mystic Shores subdivision on the south side of HWY 306. There is a water height meter post and a gate to prevent entry during high water events.

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Tanglewood Trail and Boat Ramp No. 11, Canyon Lake, TX

April 8, 2011

This is at Tanglewood Trail and Boat Ramp 11. It’s a wash that runs into the Guadalupe River, west of Canyon Lake. There is a water meter post but no gates or other warning signs.

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2222 at Lakewood Drive

April 6, 2011

East of the intersection with 360, 2222 dips down very low over this creek next to Lakewood Drive. My parents live near this intersection, and I have driven over this strech of highway many times. I have never seen the road flood here, but it seems like it could be a potentially danergous spot. Currently […]

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2222 near Bull Creek

April 5, 2011

Not sure if this is a low water crossing, flash flood alley or both; but the terrain to the right of 2222, as it passes Bull Creek, slopes down towards the road and creek.  Sooo… in the case of a rain event and if the ground is already saturated, the nearby Bull Creek swells up and flows […]

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Country Road 174

April 5, 2011

This road crosses the Blanco.  One large storm and this road will be covered in water, very dangerous.

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Hidden Valley Road crossing the Blanco

April 5, 2011

This road is just outside of Wimberley and, as you can see, crosses the Blanco River.  I would assume it has water crossing gates and is signed, but looks like a potential water highway with one good rainfall event.

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River Road @ Country Road 1492

April 5, 2011

This intersection is in Wimberley where Country Road 1492 intersects River Road.  I’ve never been here, but I would image a decent sized rain event could cause the Blanco River to sweep over this road, creating an excellent example of a low river crossing.

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Blanco River and Co Rd 161

April 5, 2011

This area seems like a to be a low crossing area.  Co Rd 161 seems too narrow to be over the river, and could be dangerous.

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1975 aquarena springs drive and uhland

April 5, 2011

This is a low water crossing located behind the Zone apartment complex. There is a gate and a stop sign located just before the low water crossing. When heavy rain occurs, it is incredibly dangerous, and the gates may then be locked around the road.

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