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Bnsf Rr & W Front Street Bridge

Photos 

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Photo taken by Patrick Feller

License: Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY)

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BH Photo #282101

Map 

Description 

Closed July 7, 2016 due to damage to and removal of main span of adjacent bridge over TX 36. Demolition began on March 13, 2017 and was completed on March 28, 2017.

Facts 

Overview
Steel stringer bridge over Bnsf Rr & W Front Street on US 90
Location
Sealy, Austin County, Texas
Status
Demolished March 2017, to be replaced
History
Built 1936
Builder
- Uvalde Construction Co. of Dallas, Texas
Design
Steel stringer
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 54.1 ft.
Total length: 294.0 ft.
Deck width: 23.6 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+29.77078, -96.15210   (decimal degrees)
29°46'15" N, 96°09'08" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/775360/3296786 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Sealy
Average daily traffic (as of 2013)
6,690
Inventory numbers
TXNBI 130080027108025 (Texas bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 60700 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of January 2015)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 61.9 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • April 15, 2017: Updated by Matthew Dittert: Bridge demolished.
  • March 18, 2017: Updated by Matthew Dittert: Bridge in process of being demolished.
  • August 9, 2016: Updated by Matthew Dittert: Bridge closed
  • April 18, 2014: Added by Patrick Feller

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