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Memorial Drive Pedestrian Bridge

Photo 

Photo taken by Patrick Feller

License: Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY)

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BH Photo #249299

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Facts 

Overview
Girder bridge over Memorial Drive on Pedestrian crossing
Location
Harris County, Texas
Status
Open to pedestrians only
History
Built 1955
Design
Prestressed concrete box girder-single spread
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 54.1 ft.
Total length: 200.1 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+29.76367, -95.37577   (decimal degrees)
29°45'49" N, 95°22'33" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/270288/3294963 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Houston Heights
Inventory numbers
TXNBI 121020B44185016 (Texas bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 55560 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Average daily traffic (as of 2006)
8,160

Update Log 

  • February 18, 2013: Photo imported by Luke Harden
  • February 14, 2013: Added by James Baughn

Comments 

Memorial Drive Pedestrian Bridge
Posted February 22, 2013, by Jack Wooten (jackwooten37 [at] yahoo [dot] com)

glad you have an old bridge left, i have sent comments and

e-mails for over year trying to save old Marion Memorial

bridge at HALETOWN TN RTO NO AVAIL, THIS BRIDGE COULD BE AN ASSET TO AREA BUT TDOT OF TN WILL NOT EVEN GIVE ME A PEEK OF INFO, THINK THEY HAVE THE DYNOMITE ALREADY IN HARND THIS BRIDGE IS ABOUT READY TO HIT THE TENNESSEE RIVER STOP THE DESTRUCTION OF THIS HISTOTIC BRIDGE NOW, JUST HOPING SOMEONE WITH AUTHORITY SEE THIS IF YOU KNOW A WAY TO SAVE THIS BRIDGE PLEASE REPLY TO THIS E=MAIL PRONTO SOON.

jackwooten37@yahoo.com

Memorial Drive Pedestrian Bridge
Posted February 18, 2013, by Anonymous

Here's the link to a recent phot of the bridge: http://www.flickr.com/photos/nakrnsm/8485830245/