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Galveston Causeway Bridge

General Information

Beginning of works: 1909
Completion: 1912
Status: in use

Project Type

Location

Location: , , ,
Crosses:
  • Intracoastal Waterway

Technical Information

Dimensions

arch span 28 x 21.4 m

Materials

arches reinforced concrete
bascule span steel

Chronology

1912
- 1938

Used also as a vehicular bridge.

1915

Part of the earthen embankments are damaged in a hurricane.

1915
- 1922

Embankments are replaced by arches similar to the original ones.

Notes

The bascule span is a Scherzer Type bascule span.

Participants

Construction
Reconstruction
Contractor

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  • About this
    data sheet
  • Structure-ID
    20003653
  • Date created
    17/06/2002
  • Last Update
    05/02/2016