Rating:
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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
Inventory numbers
TXNBI 121020038912089 (Texas bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 33085 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 12/2014)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 75.0 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2013)
23,190

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