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Yale Street Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Patrick Feller

License: Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY)

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BH Photo #233008

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Lost concrete tee beam bridge over White Oak Bayou on Yale Street
Location
Houston, Harris County, Texas
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1931; Replaced 2016
Builders
- J. P. Miller & Co.
- J.G. McKenzie of Houston, Texas
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
Average daily traffic (as of 2013)
15,552
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 report (as of October 2015)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 24.7 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • July 28, 2018: Updated by Luke: Updated status per forum comment
  • 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
  • Luke

Comments 

Yale Street Bridge
Posted July 28, 2018, by Clark Vance (cvance [at] dogmail [dot] com)

Some of the original brick deck was reused on the bridge and nearby.

https://yourblvd.com/blog/revisit/rediscovering-yale-st-brid...

Yale Street Bridge
Posted July 28, 2018, by James Baughn (webmaster [at] bridgehunter [dot] com)
Yale Street Bridge
Posted July 28, 2018, by Enginerd (rjarrechea [at] gmail [dot] com)

This bridge has been demolished and replaced. Looks identical though

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