Project Facts

Fun Facts About US 181 Harbor Bridge

Harbor Bridge Project - Project Facts
1. The new bridge is expected to last 170 years.
2. Includes LED lighting feature, belvedere and shared-use path.
3. Main Tower Height = 538 ft
4. The base of each bridge tower is roughly the size of two basketball courts.
5. Once complete, will be the longest cable stay bridge in the United States.
6. Main Span Length = 1661 ft
7. Clearance = 205 ft above water
8. The length of the main span of the bridge is equivalent to the length of 5 ½ football fields.
9. Once complete, will be the tallest structure in South Texas.