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Dallas-Oak Cliff Viaduct, Spanning Trinity River at Houston Street, Dallas, Dallas County, TX



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Location
Spanning Trinity River at Houston Street, Dallas, TX

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER TX-33
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (N368).
Building/structure dates: 1912 initial construction
National Register Number: 84001641
Part of building/structure is in Dallas, Brooks County, TX.
Significance: At the time of its construction, the Dallas-Oak Cliff Viaduct at Houston Street was the longest reinforced concrete highway viaduct in the world, and it was the first high-level, all-weather crossing of the Trinity River at Dallas. The Houston Street Viaduct was nominated to the National Register of Historic Places in 1984.

Related Names
Hedrick & Cochrane
Ash, C. M.
Corrigan,Lee & Haplin
Gulf Concrete Construction
Witt, J. F.


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. 3/4 LONG VIEW FROM SW.
2. 3/4 VIEW FROM SW.
3. 3/4 VIEW FROM RIVER LEVEL, FROM SW.
4. ELEVATION OF TYPICAL ARCH NEAR S END, FROM W.
5. UNDERSIDE OF TYPICAL ARCH, FROM S.
6. 3/4 VIEW, FROM SE.
7. 3/4 VIEW FROM N END, LOOKING S.
8. VIEW OF DECK FROM S, LOOKING N.
9. DETAIL OF LAMP POST, FROM S.
10. APPROACH RAMP AT NORTH END, FROM W.


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