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Jesse Jones Bridge

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Photo taken by Patrick Feller

License: Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY)

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BH Photo #283231

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Facts 

Overview
Haunched concrete deck girder bridge over Houston Ship Channel on Beltway 8
Location
Houston, Harris County, Texas
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1980
Builders
- EEG Europe Etudes Gecti of Nanterre, Īle-de-France, France (Engineer)
- Figg & Muller Engineering Group of Tallahassee, Florida (Engineer)
- Howard, Needles, Tammen & Bergendoff Corporation of Kansas City, Kansas (Consulting Engineer)
- Prescon Corporation of Corpus Christi, Texas (Deck)
- Williams Brothers Construction Co. Inc. of Houston, Texas (Contractor)
Design
Concrete deck girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 750.0 ft.
Total length: 10,538.6 ft. (2.0 mi.)
Deck width: 54.1 ft.
Also called
Sam Houston Tollway Ship Channel Bridge
Beltway 8 Houston Ship Channel Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+29.73616, -95.14597   (decimal degrees)
29°44'10" N, 95°08'45" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/292456/3291478 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Pasadena
Average daily traffic (as of 2012)
18,985
Inventory numbers
TXNBI 121020325603075 (Texas bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 60859 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of December 2016)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 68 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • November 13, 2014: Updated by Luke: Added builders from Structurae
  • November 13, 2014: New photo from Ben Tate
  • May 5, 2014: Added by Patrick Feller

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Jesse Jones Bridge
Posted June 21, 2018, by Brad Smith (gaberdine [at] hotmail [dot] com)