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Nueces Bay Causeway

Photos 

Public Domain: Published Prior to 1923

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BH Photo #349513

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Plate girder bascule bridge over Nueces Bay on US 181
Location
Corpus Christi, Nueces County, Texas
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1911; Heavily damaged/partially destroyed by the infamous 1919 Hurricane; Rebuilt 1921, appearing to have reused the original 1911 bascule; Replaced ca. 1963
Builder
- Strauss Bascule Bridge Co. of Chicago, Illinois
Design
Pony plate girder
Approximate latitude, longitude
+27.83779, -97.37887   (decimal degrees)
27°50'16" N, 97°22'44" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/659643/3080288 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 71193 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • October 12, 2016: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • September 2, 2016: New photo from Luke
  • March 2, 2016: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • March 2, 2016: Updated by Luke: Added