Rating:
3 votes

Main Street Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Patrick Feller

License: Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY)

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BH Photo #235115

Map 

Street Views 

Facts 

Overview
Concrete arch bridge over Buffalo Bayou on Main Street in Houston
Location
Houston, Harris County, Texas
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1914; rehabilitated 1985
Railroads
- Houston Electric Co. (HE)
- Streetcar
Design
Open-spandrel concrete arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 170.0 ft.
Total length: 1,275.0 ft.
Deck width: 24.0 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 16.4 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+29.76493, -95.35895   (decimal degrees)
29°45'54" N, 95°21'32" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/271917/3295070 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Settegast
Inventory numbers
TXNBI 121020B41697003 (Texas bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 33082 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 12/2015)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Appraisal: Functionally obsolete
Sufficiency rating: 65.3 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2015)
15,160

Update Log 

  • September 6, 2016: New Street View added by Dana and Kay Klein
  • May 28, 2015: Updated by Luke: Added categories "Houston Electric Co.", "Streetcar", "Rail-and-Road", "Railroad"
  • July 13, 2012: Photo imported by Luke Harden
  • November 8, 2011: New Street View added by James Baughn

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