Sidney Sherman Bridge
Rigid frame bridge
|Function / usage:||
Motorway bridge / freeway bridge
|Other name(s):||Loop 610 East Freeway Bridge|
Geographic Information & Related Structures
Houston, Harris County, Texas, USA, North America
|total length||1 921 m|
|approaches||total length||1 545 m|
|deck||roadway / carriageway width||47 m|
|main bridge||main span||131 m|
|total length||376 m|
|deck of main bridge||
|deck of approaches||
The low clearance of the bridge has resulted in two incidents where ships hit the bridge. A laser height measuring and warning device was installed in 2004 to be operational by summer to avoid further problems.
Currently there is no information available about persons or companies having participated in this project.
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- Pont sur le canal Galveston-Houston (Texas - Etats-Unis) in "La Technique des Travaux", July 1973, n. 7-8 v. 49