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Elysian Viaduct

Photos 

Photo taken by Patrick Feller

License: Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY)

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BH Photo #233011

Street Views 

Facts 

Overview
Steel stringer bridge over Buffalo Bayou on Elysian Street
Location
Houston, Harris County, Texas
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1954
Design
Steel stringer
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 120.1 ft.
Total length: 5,762.4 ft. (1.1 mi.)
Deck width: 47.9 ft.
Also called
Elysian Street Viaduct
Approximate latitude, longitude
+29.76501, -95.35098   (decimal degrees)
29°45'54" N, 95°21'04" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/272688/3295063 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Settegast
Average daily traffic (as of 2011)
10,080
Inventory numbers
TXNBI 121020050801209 (Texas bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 50088 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of November 2016)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 42.4 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • February 17, 2022: New Street View added by Bambi Sharkoman
  • November 8, 2011: Added by James Baughn

Sources 

Comments 

Elysian Viaduct
Posted August 23, 2021, by J. Middleton

The original 1954 Elysian Viaduct was demolished over a period of months from 2017 to 2018. The replacement structure built by TxDOT opened in July 2021.

Elysian Viaduct
Posted June 26, 2017, by Anonymous

The bridge is closed for demolition and rebuilding to accommodate population growth.