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
Average daily traffic (as of 2015)
15,160
Inventory numers
TXNBI 121020B41697003 (Texas bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 33082 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of December 2015)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 65.3 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

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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