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Roosevelt Avenue Bridge

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Roosevelt Street Bridge

Looking East.

Photo taken by royce haley in April 2014

License: Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY)

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BH Photo #284921

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Concrete arch bridge over San Antonio River on Roosevelt Ave. in San Antonio
Location
San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1934
Builders
- G.G. Wickline (Bridge Engineer)
- Gibb Gilchrist of Wills Point, Texas (Highway Engineer)
- J.G. Rollins (Division Engineer)
- McKenzie Construction Co. (Contractors)
- T.B. Motz (Resident Engineer)
Design
Three span Closed Spandrel Concrete Deck Arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 109.9 ft.
Total length: 290.0 ft.
Deck width: 49.9 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Also called
Mrs. Frank W. Sorell Bridge.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+29.37611, -98.48111   (decimal degrees)
29°22'34" N, 98°28'52" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/550356/3249768 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
San Antonio East
Elevation
560.7 ft. above sea level
Inventory numbers
TXNBI 150150025306029 (Texas bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 32780 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 12/2014)
Deck condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Appraisal: Functionally obsolete
Sufficiency rating: 77.2 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2013)
6,530

Update Log 

  • June 7, 2014: Updated by royce haley: Name correction-year built correction-Builders added-pics-more detailed description-hieght added

Sources 

  • Todd Wilson
  • Royce and Bobette Haley - roycehaley111 [at] yahoo [dot] com

Comments 

Roosevelt Avenue Bridge
Posted May 12, 2016, by Shelley Williams (jswilliams [at] centex [dot] net)

Love the history of this bridge. My mother was named after her. We are family.