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69th Street Bridge

Photos 

Courtesy of the Houston Chronicle; Used under Fair Use

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BH Photo #456592

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Buffalo Bayou on 69th Street/US 90
Location
Houston, Harris County, Texas
Status
Removed but not replaced
History
First shows up on maps 1946; removed 1983
Design
Pratt through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+29.75428, -95.29784   (decimal degrees)
29°45'15" N, 95°17'52" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/277804/3293770 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Settegast
Inventory number
BH 66817 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Bascule (1,038)
Buffalo Bayou (18)
Harris County, Texas (127)
Houston, Texas (87)
Lost (22,407)
Lost 1983 (96)
Lost during 1980s (1,206)
Movable (2,856)
Navigable waterway (2,093)
Owned by city (4,942)
Pratt through truss (5,023)
Pratt truss (8,773)
Riveted (2,054)
Texas (2,371)
Through truss (14,087)
Truss (31,277)
US 90 (62)

Update Log 

  • November 20, 2019: New photo from Luke
  • September 26, 2019: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • September 25, 2019: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • September 22, 2019: New photo from Luke
  • March 30, 2015: Added by Ian Martin