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Bnsf Rr & W Front Street Bridge

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Photo taken by Patrick Feller

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Overview
Steel stringer bridge over Bnsf Rr & W Front Street on US 90
Location
Sealy, Austin County, Texas
Status
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.
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
Inventory numbers
TXNBI 130080027108025 (Texas bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 60700 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 03/2013)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Appraisal: Functionally obsolete
Sufficiency rating: 62.0 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2011)
6,100

Update Log 

  • 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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