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US 90 Sabine River Bridge

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Sabine memorial bridge

Texas

Photo taken by Douglas Butler in April 2013

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BH Photo #288780

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost swing truss bridge over Sabine River on US 90
Location
Orange, Orange County, Texas, and Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana
Status
Removed
History
Opened to traffc on November 11, 1927; Demolished in the 1960s
Design
Warren through truss
Also called
Sabine Memorial Bridge
TX3 Sabine River Bridge
Green Avenue Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+30.09274, -93.72416   (decimal degrees)
30°05'34" N, 93°43'27" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/430220/3329282 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Orange
Inventory number
BH 47571 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Beam (12,274)
Built 1927 (743)
Built during 1920s (8,874)
Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana (22)
Lost (18,942)
Louisiana (659)
Movable (2,712)
Old Spanish Trail (10)
Orange County, Texas (16)
Orange, Texas (2)
Owned by state (13,897)
Pony truss (15,085)
Sabine River (16)
State line crossing (729)
Steel stringer (4,841)
Swing (1,251)
TX 3 (2)
Texas (2,258)
Through truss (12,950)
Truss (29,552)
US 90 (61)
Warren pony truss (2,957)
Warren through truss (1,461)
Warren truss (5,826)

Update Log 

  • April 27, 2017: Updated by Roger Collins: Added opening date.
  • September 26, 2015: Updated by Luke: Added imagery from the TXDOT Archives
  • July 21, 2014: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • January 8, 2011: Added by Jared Rainer

Sources 

  • Jared Rainer - chumrain [at] att [dot] net
  • Douglas Butler
  • Luke