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Yale Street Bridge

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Photo taken by Patrick Feller

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Description 

While that bridge is not currently scheduled for demolition/removal/replacement, retail development nearby and consequent truck traffic have resulted in serious discussion of options that would endanger the bridge and its integrity.

Facts 

Overview
Concrete tee beam bridge over White Oak Bayou on Yale Street
Location
Houston, Harris County, Texas
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1931
Builders
- J. P. Miller & Co.
- J.G. McKenzie
Design
Concrete tee beam
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 55.1 ft.
Total length: 264.1 ft.
Deck width: 40.0 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on December 30, 2011
Approximate latitude, longitude
+29.77500, -95.39861   (decimal degrees)
29°46'30" N, 95°23'55" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/268104/3296265 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Houston Heights
Inventory numbers
NRHP 11000981 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
TXNBI 121020B71457079 (Texas bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 50827 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 04/2013)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Appraisal: Functionally obsolete
Sufficiency rating: 7.0 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2006)
15,552

Update Log 

  • July 10, 2014: Photo imported by Patrick Feller
  • April 20, 2014: Updated by Patrick Feller: Added category "White Oak Bayou"
  • February 28, 2014: Photo imported by Dave King
  • June 8, 2012: Photo imported by Luke Harden
  • January 6, 2012: Added by Jason Straub

Sources 

  • Dave King - DKinghawkfan [at] hotmail [dot] com

Comments 

Yale Street Bridge
Posted July 10, 2014, by Jeff Jackson (jcjackson [at] gmail [dot] com)

The Bridge is now slated for replacement. Construction to begin in 2016. http://www.theleadernews.com/?p=18812