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E Houston Street Bridge

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E Houston Street Bridge

Looking North from Riverwalk east bank

Photo taken by Royce and Bobette Haley in April 2014

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BH Photo #288809

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Description 

One of the Main thoroughfares for downtown San Antonio. Historic Texas Theatre is on the east end of this bridge as well as four mosaic tile pillars representing four of the five historic Spanish Missions located here. The Alamo being the fifth and unrepresented.

Facts 

Overview
Concrete tee beam bridge over San Antonio River on East Houston Street
Location
San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas
Status
Open to traffic
History
built in 1925
Design
Tee beam
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 35.1 ft.
Total length: 107.0 ft.
Deck width: 59.1 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+29.42647, -98.49213   (decimal degrees)
29°25'35" N, 98°29'32" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/549262/3255343 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
San Antonio East
Elevation
654 ft. above sea level
Inventory numbers
TXNBI 150150B16705002 (Texas bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 61735 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 09/2015)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Appraisal: Functionally obsolete
Sufficiency rating: 69.6 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2011)
6,710

Update Log 

  • September 22, 2014: New photo from Royce and Bobette Haley
  • July 21, 2014: New photos from Royce and Bobette Haley
  • July 16, 2014: New Street View added by Royce and Bobette Haley

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Sources 

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