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UP - Jensen Drive Overpass

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Photo taken by Patrick Feller

License: Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY)

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BH Photo #242478

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Facts 

Overview
Steel stringer bridge over Jensen Drive on Railroad
Location
Houston, Harris County, Texas
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1939
Builders
- Bethlehem Steel Co. of Bethlehem, Pennsylvania (Fabricator)
- Jensen Construction Co. of Des Moines, Iowa & Sand Springs, Oklahoma (Formerly of Kimbalton, Iowa) (Contractor)
- Julian Montgomery (Engineer)
Railroads
- Southern Pacific Railroad (SP)
- Texas & New Orleans Railroad (TNO; T&NO)
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
Steel stringer
Also called
SP - Jensen Drive Overpass
T&NO - Jensen Drive Overpass
Approximate latitude, longitude
+29.77660, -95.34185   (decimal degrees)
29°46'36" N, 95°20'31" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/273597/3296329 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Settegast
Inventory number
BH 54377 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • November 9, 2012: Added by Luke Harden

Sources 

  • Luke