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South Shepherd Drive Bridge

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Photo taken by Patrick Feller

License: Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY)

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BH Photo #276219

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Facts 

Overview
Concrete tee beam bridge over Buffalo Bayou on Shepherd Drive
Location
Houston, Harris County, Texas
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1921; rehabilitated 1951
Design
Concrete tee beam
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 49.9 ft.
Total length: 332.0 ft.
Deck width: 47.9 ft.
Also called
Shepherd Drive FR over Buffalo Bayou
Approximate latitude, longitude
+29.76044, -95.40839   (decimal degrees)
29°45'38" N, 95°24'30" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/267125/3294670 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Houston Heights
Inventory numbers
TXNBI 121020B59009002 (Texas bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 59976 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 11/2015)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Appraisal: Functionally obsolete
Sufficiency rating: 67.2 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2011)
22,950

Update Log 

  • February 27, 2014: Added by Patrick Feller

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