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Lockwood Avenue Drawbridge

Photos 

Remains of bridge abutments beneath Lockwood Drive bridge

Photo taken by Patrick Feller

View this photo on Flickr

BH Photo #283224

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Warren through truss with all verticals bridge over Buffalo Bayou on Adams Street/Lockwood Drive
Location
Houston, Harris County, Texas
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1927; Replaced 1983
Builders
- Fretz Construction Co. of Houston, Texas
- Standard Construction Co. of Houston, Texas
Design
Warren through truss with all verticals
Also called
Lockwood Drive Bridge
Adams Street Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+29.75628, -95.32014   (decimal degrees)
29°45'23" N, 95°19'13" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/275651/3294035 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Settegast
Inventory number
BH 60855 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • May 6, 2014: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • May 5, 2014: Added by Patrick Feller

Comments 

Lockwood Avenue Drawbridge
Posted May 5, 2014, by Patrick Feller (nakrnsm [at] aol [dot] com)
Adams Street Drawbridge
Posted May 5, 2014, by Patrick Feller (nakrnsm [at] aol [dot] com)

There was a discussion of the bridge in the Houston Chronicle:

http://blog.chron.com//bayoucityhistory/2009/08/last-look-at...