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Jesse Jones Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Patrick Feller

License: Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY)

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BH Photo #283231

Map 

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
Inventory numbers
TXNBI 121020325603075 (Texas bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 60859 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 12/2014)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 66.0 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2012)
18,985

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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