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Galveston Causeway Bridge

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Galveston Bay Bridge (SB)

An Old bascule Bridge before it was replaced

Photo taken by Douglas Butler in December 2014

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BH Photo #320083

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Facts 

Overview
Steel stringer bridge over Galveston Bay on Highway
Location
Galveston, Galveston County, Texas
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1938; Replaced 1964
Design
Steel stringer with bascule
Approximate latitude, longitude
+29.29667, -94.88667   (decimal degrees)
29°17'48" N, 94°53'12" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/316748/3242331 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Virginia Point
Inventory number
BH 66522 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Bascule (1,027)
Beam (12,260)
Built 1938 (769)
Built during 1930s (10,687)
Galveston Bay (6)
Galveston County, Texas (22)
Galveston, Texas (8)
Lost (18,930)
Lost 1964 (50)
Lost during 1960s (410)
Movable (2,710)
Owned by state (13,891)
Replaced by new bridge (12,560)
Steel stringer (4,835)
Texas (2,258)

Update Log 

  • March 30, 2015: New photo from Douglas Butler

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Sources 

  • Luke
  • Douglas Butler