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UP - Yale Street Overpass

Photos 

Photo taken by Patrick Feller

License: Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY)

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BH Photo #232995

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Steel stringer bridge over Yale Street on Railroad
Location
Houston, Harris County, Texas
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1936
Builders
- Brown & Root Inc. of Houston, Texas (Contractor)
- Gibb Gilchrist of Wills Point, Texas (engineer)
- Gulf Bitulithic Co. of Houston, Texas
- Mosher Steel Co. of Dallas, Texas
- Texas Highway Department
Railroads
- Southern Pacific Railroad (SP)
- Texas & New Orleans Railroad (TNO; T&NO)
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
Steel stringer
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 45.9 ft.
Total length: 47.9 ft.
Also called
SP - Yale Street Overpass
T&NO - Yale Street Overpass
Approximate latitude, longitude
+29.77141, -95.39735   (decimal degrees)
29°46'17" N, 95°23'50" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/268218/3295865 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Houston Heights
Inventory numbers
TXNBI 121020B71457080 (Texas bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 52631 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Average daily traffic (as of 2009)
1,000

Update Log 

  • June 8, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: Added categories "Railroad", "Southern Pacific Railroad"

Sources 

  • Luke