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Market Street Bridge (Riverwalk ext)

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Market Street Bridge (Riverwalk ext)

Looking SE

Photo taken by Royce and Bobette Haley in July 2014

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BH Photo #289345

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Street View 

Description 

In itself the bridge is not remarkable. But it was added to the San Antonio Riverwalk as part of the Riverwalk extension to connect the 1968 World's Fair at Hemisfair Park to the Riverwalk. As part of the Riverwalk I feel it is should be documented.

Facts 

Overview
Bridge over San Antonio River on East Market Street
Location
San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1967 to extend the San Antonio riverwalk to the site of the 1968 World's Fair
Design
Other pre-stressed concrete
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 67.9 ft.
Total length: 69.9 ft.
Deck width: 55.1 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+29.42234, -98.48501   (decimal degrees)
29°25'20" N, 98°29'06" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/549955/3254888 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
San Antonio East
Inventory numbers
TXNBI 150150B21880006 (Texas bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 61958 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 09/2015)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Appraisal: Functionally obsolete
Sufficiency rating: 75.8 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2011)
18,350

Update Log 

  • July 25, 2014: New Street View added by Royce and Bobette Haley

Sources 

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