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Almeda Road Bridge

Photo 

Photo taken by Patrick Feller

License: Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY)

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BH Photo #233006

Map 

Street Views 

Facts 

Overview
Lost concrete tee beam bridge over Brays Bayou on Almeda Road
Location
Harris County, Texas
Status
Demolished and being replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1931
Builders
- Don Hall Constructors
- J.G. McKenzie of Houston, Texas
Design
Concrete tee beam
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 60.0 ft.
Total length: 149.0 ft.
Deck width: 40.0 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on November 29, 2007
Approximate latitude, longitude
+29.71278, -95.38194   (decimal degrees)
29°42'46" N, 95°22'55" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/269574/3289334 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Bellaire
Average daily traffic (as of 2013)
7,980
Inventory numbers
NRHP 07001234 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
TXNBI 121020B02601001 (Texas bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 50783 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of October 2017)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 69.7 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • May 19, 2021: Updated by Tony Dillon: Updated status to lost per forum post
  • December 15, 2016: New Street View added by Dana and Kay Klein
  • June 8, 2012: Photo imported by Luke Harden
  • January 4, 2012: Added by Jason Straub

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Comments 

Almeda Road Bridge
Posted May 19, 2021, by Tony Dillon (spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com)

A real waste given those balustrade railings appear to have been in great shape.

Just another example of how being National Register listed doesn't necessarily mean that a bridge is safe.

Almeda Road Bridge
Posted May 18, 2021, by J. Middleton

Bridge demolished in May 2021. Replacement bridge being built by Harris County Flood Control Distrct.