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Tule Lake Lift Bridge

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Photo taken by Jay Phagan

License: Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY)

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Facts 

Overview
Vertical lift bridge over CC Ship Channel on Navigation Blvd. in Corpus Christi
Location
Corpus Christi, Nueces County, Texas
Status
Removed
History
Built 1959; rehabilitated 1994
Railroads
- Missouri Pacific Railroad (MP; MoPac)
- Southern Pacific Railroad (SP)
Design
Vertical lift
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 344.2 ft.
Total length: 525.0 ft.
Deck width: 26.9 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 20.5 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+27.81806, -97.45306   (decimal degrees)
27°49'05" N, 97°27'11" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/652364/3078007 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Corpus Christi
Inventory numbers
TXNBI 161780B01413001 (Texas bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 33301 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 05/2007)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Imminent Failure (1 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 13.0 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2004)
2,635

Update Log 

  • April 17, 2014: Updated by Luke Harden: Added categories "Railroad", "Rail-and-Road"
  • February 20, 2014: New photos from Douglas Butler
  • February 26, 2011: New Street View added by Craig Philpott

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Comments 

Navigation Blvd. Bridge
Posted April 17, 2014, by Patrick Feller (nakrnsm [at] aol [dot] com)

Robert Fowler is correct. The bridge was demolished early in 2008:

http://www.demolitionanalysis.com/Contents/Tule-Lake-Lift-Br...

Navigation Blvd. Bridge
Posted June 2, 2013, by Robert Fowler (hemeloser [at] yahoo [dot] com)

This bridge has been removed and is now lost.