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Veterans Memorial Bridge

Photos 

Rainbow Bridge in the distance

Photo taken by Patrick Feller

License: Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY)

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BH Photo #284709

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Cable-stayed bridge over Neches River on Sh 73/Sh 87 Eb
Location
Port Arthur, Jefferson County, Texas, and Orange County, Texas
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1991
Design
Cable-stayed
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 640.1 ft.
Total length: 9,440.4 ft. (1.8 mi.)
Deck width: 54.1 ft.
Also called
Neches River Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+29.97993, -93.87054   (decimal degrees)
29°58'48" N, 93°52'14" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/416019/3316880 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory numbers
TXNBI 201240030603030 (Texas bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 61183 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 07/2014)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 82.3 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2009)
16,000

Update Log 

  • April 2, 2015: New photos from Royce and Bobette Haley
  • June 2, 2014: New Street View added by Luke Harden
  • June 2, 2014: Added by Patrick Feller

Sources 

  • Royce and Bobette Haley - roycehaley111 [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Patrick Feller - nakrnsm [at] aol [dot] com
  • Luke