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TX82 Sabine Lake Causeway


Photo taken by Patrick Feller

License: Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY)

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BH Photo #243633

Street View 


Swing bridge over Mouth of Sabine on TX 82 in Port Arthur
Port Arthur, Jefferson County, Texas, and Cameron Parish, Louisiana
Replaced by a new bridge
Built 1958
Length of largest span: 104.0 ft.
Total length: 2,005.0 ft. (0.4 mi.)
Deck width: 27.9 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+29.76625, -93.89536   (decimal degrees)
29°45'58" N, 93°53'43" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/413440/3293219 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Port Arthur South
Average daily traffic (as of 2007)
Inventory numbers
TXNBI 201240236701002 (Texas bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 33134 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of August 2008)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 19 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • April 24, 2014: Photo imported by Patrick Feller
  • November 27, 2012: Photo imported by Luke Harden
  • November 26, 2012: New Street View added by Jared Mixson
  • June 19, 2010: New Street View added by Cliff Darby



Mouth of Sabine Bridge
Posted April 24, 2014, by Patrick Feller (nakrnsm [at] aol [dot] com)

Yes, this is the same bridge as BH18994.

Mouth of Sabine Bridge
Posted November 27, 2012, by Patrick Feller (nakrnsm [at] aol [dot] com)

This swing bridge has been replaced.

While the satellite view shows that the new fixed bridge is operating and the swing bridge removed, the street view doesn't even show the construction of the new bridge, something that was very visible on my last visit to the site, in September, of 2009:




Sabine Lake Causeway
Posted November 26, 2012, by Brad Smith (gaberdine [at] hotmail [dot] com)

The pictures here are of the new Causeway, but the street view and data are for the old causeway.

Mouth of Sabine Bridge
Posted November 26, 2012, by Brad Smith (gaberdine [at] hotmail [dot] com)


and this posting are BOTH for the old bridge. The street view is from the old bridge.

Sabine Lake Causeway
Posted July 28, 2012, by Amie (amie [at] thegushermarathon [dot] com)

Hi. This picture is a bit out of date. I have updated pictures if you would like.