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Washburn Tunnel

Photos 

South Portal

Photo taken by Nathan Morton in September 2011

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BH Photo #214403

Map 

Street Views 

Facts 

Overview
Tunnel under Houston Ship Channel on Federal Road
Location
Harris County, Texas
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1950
Builder
- Merritt-Chapman & Scott Corporation of New York, New York (Engineer)
Design
Tunnel
Dimensions
Total length: 2,881.0 ft. (0.5 mi.)
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on April 16, 2008
Approximate latitude, longitude
+29.72222, -95.21167   (decimal degrees)
29°43'20" N, 95°12'42" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/286071/3290053 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Pasadena
Inventory numers
TXNBI 121020AA9960001 (Texas bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
NRHP 08000316 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
BH 33089 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • November 13, 2014: New photos from Ben Tate
  • October 28, 2013: New Street View added by Kelly McClanahan
  • January 23, 2013: Photo imported by Luke Harden
  • January 4, 2012: Updated by Jason Straub: added NRHP info
  • September 20, 2011: New photos from Nathan Morton

Sources 

  • Nathan Morton - morton890 [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Wikipedia
  • Kelly McClanahan
  • Ben Tate - benji5221 [at] yahoo [dot] com