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Fred Hartman Bridge

Photos 

Overview

From north side of highway

Photo taken by James F. Gentner in September 2008

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BH Photo #139500

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Pair of cable-stayed bridges over Houston Ship Channel on TX 146 in Houston
Location
Houston, Harris County, Texas
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1995
Builders
- DRC Construction LLC of Beaumont, Texas (Contractor)
- Holger S. Svensson of Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg, Germany (Contractor)
- Leonhardt, Andrä & Partner of Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg, Germany (Design)
- URS Corporation of San Francisco, California (Design)
- Woodward-Clyde of Delaware (Design)
Design
Cable-stayed
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 1,250.1 ft.
Total length: 10,462.5 ft. (2.0 mi.)
Deck width: 71.9 ft.
Also called
Houston Ship Channel Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+29.69778, -95.02333   (decimal degrees)
29°41'52" N, 95°01'24" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/304244/3287010 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
La Porte
Average daily traffic (as of 2013)
23,190
Inventory numbers
TXNBI 121020038912089 (Texas bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 33085 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of December 2016)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 75 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • November 13, 2014: New photo from Ben Tate
  • September 19, 2014: Updated by Luke: Edited builders
  • July 10, 2014: New Street View added by Ralph Demars
  • July 13, 2012: Photo imported by Luke Harden
  • May 4, 2009: Updated by Nathan Morton
  • May 1, 2009: Updated by James F. Gentner

Related Bridges 

Sources 

  • James F. Gentner - jfgentner678 [at] aol [dot] com
  • Nathan Morton - morton890 [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Todd Wilson
  • Luke
  • Ben Tate - benji5221 [at] yahoo [dot] com

Comments 

Fred Hartman Bridge
Posted July 19, 2014, by Clark Vance (cvance [at] dogmail [dot] com)

Ship eye view at around 1:50

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OeNKHLKgWyk

Fred Hartman Bridge
Posted June 4, 2013, by DJ Danek (bpd106 [at] yahoo [dot] com)

Here are a couple of pics of the Fred Hartman