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Texas Street Bridge

Photos 

Overview

Photo taken June 2005 by Wayne Kizziar

BH Photo #103354

Map 

Street Views 

Facts 

Overview
Cantilevered through truss bridge over Red River on US 79/US 80 in Shreveport
Location
Shreveport, Bossier Parish, Louisiana, and Caddo Parish, Louisiana
Status
Open to four-lane traffic
History
Opened to traffic on October 22, 1933; rehabilitated 1984
Design
Cantilevered K-truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 519.8 ft.
Total length: 2,981.1 ft. (0.6 mi.)
Deck width: 40.0 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 14.1 ft.
Also called
Neon Bridge (tourist name)
Long-Allen Bridge (original official name)
Approximate latitude, longitude
+32.51808, -93.74320   (decimal degrees)
32°31'05" N, 93°44'36" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/429974/3597859 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Bossier City
Inventory number
BH 18978 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 08/2015)
Deck condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 7.3 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2015)
12,500

Update Log 

  • April 27, 2017: Updated by Roger Collins: Added opening date.
  • March 31, 2015: New photos from Royce and Bobette Haley
  • October 13, 2013: Photo imported by Dave King
  • April 13, 2010: New Street View added by Nathan Holth
  • July 10, 2005: Posted additional photos from Wayne Kizziar

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Comments 

Texas Street Bridge
Posted November 30, 2008, by DANNY SPARKS (dannyssparky [at] aol [dot] com)

WHEN WILL THE LIGHTS ON THE BRIDGE BE FINISHED???????????