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Franklin Street Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Patrick Feller

License: Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY)

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BH Photo #245155

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Overview
Stringer bridge over Buffalo Bayou on Franklin Street
Location
Houston, Harris County, Texas
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1914; rehabilitated 1998
Design
Stringer
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 79.1 ft.
Total length: 350.1 ft.
Deck width: 56.1 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+29.76452, -95.36269   (decimal degrees)
29°45'52" N, 95°21'46" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/271555/3295032 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Settegast
Inventory numbers
TXNBI 121020B25401001 (Texas bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 54970 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 11/2015)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Appraisal: Functionally obsolete
Sufficiency rating: 71.5 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2015)
14,649

Update Log 

  • December 24, 2012: Photo imported by Luke Harden
  • December 21, 2012: Added by Jared Mixson

Sources 

  • Jared Mixson

Comments 

Franklin St. Bridge
Posted December 24, 2012, by Patrick Feller (nakrnsm [at] aol [dot] com)

I've posted some photos of this bridge on flickr:

http://www.flickr.com/photos/nakrnsm/8303619081/in/photostre...

http://www.flickr.com/photos/nakrnsm/8303609885/in/photostre...

http://www.flickr.com/photos/nakrnsm/8304674448/in/photostre...

None of the original bridge is visible at street level, with work on the whole Franklin, Louisiana and Smith Streets interchange obscurring it even before the 1997 work.