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UP - Channelview-Highlands Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Patrick Feller

License: Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY)

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BH Photo #235266

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Warren through truss with all verticals bridge over San Jacinto River on Union Pacific Railroad
Location
Elena, Harris County, Texas
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1926;
Railroads
- Houston-North Shore Railway (HNS)
- Interurban
- Missouri Pacific Railroad (MP; MoPac)
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
Warren through truss with all verticals
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 160.0 ft.
Total length: 4,379.0 ft. (0.8 mi.)
Also called
MoPac - Channelview-Highlands Bridge
HNS - Channelview-Highlands Bridge
UP - Elena Bridge
MoPac - Elena Bridge
HNS - Elena Bridge
UP - San Jacinto River Bridge (Channelview-Highlands)
MoPac - San Jacinto River Bridge (Channelview-Highlands)
HNS - San Jacinto River Bridge (Channelview-Highlands)
Approximate latitude, longitude
+29.79947, -95.09023   (decimal degrees)
29°47'58" N, 95°05'25" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/297975/3298396 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Highlands
Inventory number
BH 52890 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • May 29, 2015: Updated by Luke: Added info
  • July 14, 2012: Added by Luke Harden

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