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Elysian Viaduct

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Photo taken by Patrick Feller

License: Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY)

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BH Photo #233011

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Facts 

Overview
Steel stringer bridge over Buffalo Bayou on Elysian Street
Location
Houston, Harris County, Texas
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1954
Design
Steel stringer
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 120.1 ft.
Total length: 5,762.4 ft. (1.1 mi.)
Deck width: 47.9 ft.
Also called
Elysian Street Viaduct
Approximate latitude, longitude
+29.76501, -95.35098   (decimal degrees)
29°45'54" N, 95°21'04" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/272688/3295063 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Settegast
Inventory numbers
TXNBI 121020050801209 (Texas bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 50088 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 11/2014)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Appraisal: Functionally obsolete
Sufficiency rating: 42.4 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2011)
10,080

Update Log 

  • November 8, 2011: Added by James Baughn

Comments 

Elysian Viaduct
Posted June 26, 2017, by Anonymous

The bridge is closed for demolition and rebuilding to accommodate population growth.