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Galveston Bay Bridge (NB)

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Overview
Steel stringer bridge over Galveston Bay on Interstate 45
Location
Galveston, Galveston County, Texas
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1964; Replaced 2006
Design
Steel stringer
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 214.9 ft.
Total length: 8,195.3 ft. (1.6 mi.)
Deck width: 40.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+29.29516, -94.88661   (decimal degrees)
29°17'43" N, 94°53'12" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/316751/3242163 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory numbers
TXNBI 120850050001243 (Texas bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 66521 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 01/2003)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 34.1 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2002)
34,410

Update Log 

  • March 30, 2015: Updated by Luke: Edited entry, TX NBI erroneously listed this bridge as having a 1938 build date

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Sources 

  • Luke