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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 numbers
TXNBI 121020AA9960001 (Texas bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
NRHP 08000316 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
BH 33089 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Average daily traffic (as of 2002)
20,000

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