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PTRA - Greens Bayou Lift Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Patrick Feller

License: Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY)

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BH Photo #233005

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Greens Bayou on Railroad (Port Terminal Railroad Association)
Location
Houston, Harris County, Texas
Status
Open to traffic
Railroad
- Port Terminal Railroad Association (PTRA)
Design
Pony plate girder
Approximate latitude, longitude
+29.76524, -95.18816   (decimal degrees)
29°45'55" N, 95°11'17" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/288435/3294779 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Jacinto City
Inventory number
BH 52627 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Girder (7,920)
Greens Bayou (1)
Harris County, Texas (128)
Houston, Texas (87)
Movable (2,704)
Navigable waterway (1,998)
Open (36,527)
Owned by railroad (9,804)
Plate girder (6,095)
Port Terminal Railroad Association (6)
Railroad (13,078)
Texas (2,235)
Through girder (2,927)
Vertical lift (410)

Update Log 

  • April 26, 2014: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • January 9, 2014: Updated by Luke Harden: Open
  • February 6, 2013: Updated by Luke Harden: Updated page
  • June 8, 2012: Added by Luke Harden

Sources 

Comments 

PTRA - Greens Bayou Bridge
Posted April 26, 2014, by Luke Harden (lukemh9 [at] gmail [dot] com)

It /is/ a vertical lift bridge

PTRA - Greens Bayou Bridge
Posted April 26, 2014, by Robert Thompson

It appears as though it is a vertical lift bridge. Comments?

PTRA Greens Bayou Bridge
Posted January 9, 2014, by Jim Strickland (jstric63 [at] att [dot] net)

FYI This bridge is still very much in use.