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Pleasure Pier Bridge (Old)

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Pleasure Pier Bridge (Old)

An Old double leaf bascule bridge

Photo taken by Douglas Butler in April 2013

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BH Photo #283292

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Facts 

Overview
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Sabine Neches Canal on Pleasure Pier Highway
Location
Port Arthur, Jefferson County, Texas
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1931, replaced 1967
Design
Deck plate girder
Approximate latitude, longitude
+29.86821, -93.92938   (decimal degrees)
29°52'06" N, 93°55'46" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/410243/3304544 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Port Arthur South
Inventory number
BH 60770 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Bascule (1,024)
Built 1931 (792)
Built during 1930s (10,545)
Deck girder (4,483)
Girder (7,921)
Jefferson County, Texas (24)
Lost (18,649)
Lost 1967 (37)
Lost during 1960s (406)
Movable (2,704)
Plate girder (6,095)
Port Arthur, Texas (10)
Replaced by new bridge (12,349)
Texas (2,235)

Update Log 

  • May 8, 2014: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • April 25, 2014: Added by Luke Harden

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Sources 

  • Douglas Butler
  • Luke