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UP - Channelview-Highlands Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Patrick Feller

License: Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY)

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BH Photo #235266

Facts 

Overview
Warren through truss with all verticals bridge over San Jacinto River on Union Pacific Railroad
Location
Channelview, Harris County, Texas
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1926;
Railroads
- Houston-North Shore Railway (HNS)
- Interurban
- Missouri Pacific Railroad (MP)
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
Warren through truss with all verticals
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 160.0 ft.
Total length: 4,379.0 ft. (0.8 mi.)
Also called
MoPac - Channelview-Highlands Bridge
HNS - Channelview-Highlands Bridge
UP - Elena Bridge
MoPac - Elena Bridge
HNS - Elena Bridge
UP - San Jacinto River Bridge (Channelview-Highlands)
MoPac - San Jacinto River Bridge (Channelview-Highlands)
HNS - San Jacinto River Bridge (Channelview-Highlands)
Approximate latitude, longitude
+29.79947, -95.09023   (decimal degrees)
29°47'58" N, 95°05'25" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/297975/3298396 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Highlands
Inventory number
BH 52890 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • July 26, 2021: New photo from Luke
  • May 29, 2015: Updated by Luke: Added info
  • July 14, 2012: Added by Luke Harden

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