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Baytown Tunnel

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Photo taken by Dan

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Facts 

Overview
Lost Tunnel under Houston Ship Canal on TX 146
Location
Houston, Harris County, Texas
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1953, Closed 1995, Demolished 1997-1999 due to the deepening of the Houston Ship Canal
Design
Tunnel
Approximate latitude, longitude
+29.70506, -95.01716   (decimal degrees)
29°42'18" N, 95°01'02" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/304856/3287807 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 56474 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Baytown, Texas (7)
Built 1953 (200)
Built during 1950s (2,545)
Harris County, Texas (80)
Houston, Texas (53)
Lost (11,654)
Lost 1999 (383)
Lost during 1990s (3,280)
Replaced by new bridge (7,948)
Texas (1,669)
Tunnel (664)

Update Log 

  • June 6, 2013: New photo from Luke Harden
  • June 4, 2013: Added by Luke Harden

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Sources 

  • Luke Harden - lukemh9 [at] gmail [dot] com