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UP - Old Brazos River Lift Bridge

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Lift Truss Railroad Bridge over Old Brazos River, Freeport, Texas

Photo taken by Patrick Feller

License: Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY)

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BH Photo #282211

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Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over Old Brazos River on Union Pacific Railroad Company
Location
Freeport, Brazoria County, Texas
Status
Open to traffic
History
Had been built in Houma, Louisiana in 1982 and was relocated to Freeport in 2010/2011
Builder
- Modjeski & Masters of Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania
Railroad
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
Modern Warren through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+28.95503, -95.35412   (decimal degrees)
28°57'18" N, 95°21'15" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/270574/3205286 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Freeport
Inventory number
BH 60722 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • May 19, 2016: New Street View added by Douglas Butler
  • December 10, 2015: New Street View added by Douglas Butler
  • August 15, 2014: Updated by Luke: Edited info
  • April 21, 2014: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • April 19, 2014: Added by Patrick Feller

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