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Gateway to the Americas International Bridge

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Overview
Haunched steel stringer bridge over Rio Grande River on Convent Avenue
Location
Laredo, Webb County, Texas
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1956
Design
Haunched steel stringer
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 149.9 ft.
Total length: 1,049.9 ft.
Deck width: 40.0 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Also called
Rio Grande River Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+27.49942, -99.50756   (decimal degrees)
27°29'58" N, 99°30'27" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/449866/3041855 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Laredo West OE S
Inventory numbers
TXNBI 222400B00250001 (Texas bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 67816 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 10/2015)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Appraisal: Functionally obsolete
Sufficiency rating: 58.0 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2010)
18,000

Update Log 

  • November 18, 2017: New photo from David Shedlock
  • August 7, 2016: New Street View added by Dana and Kay Klein
  • May 28, 2015: Added by Luke

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