Harrisburg Overpass

 

Harrisburg Overpass concept illustration

FREE Rides through Sunday, Jan. 22

METRO began service on the Green Line over the Harrisburg Overpass on Jan. 11.

Celebrate with us by riding free through Sunday, Jan. 22, when we'll have a community party under the bridge from 2 to 4 p.m.

Regular fares go into effect on Monday, Jan. 23.

The Board of Directors voted on Jan. 29, 2015, to move forward with the Harrisburg Overpass, awarding a contract to McCarthy Building Companies Inc. The bridge was built along the Green Line (East End), allowing cars and trains to travel over the Union Pacific East Belt freight rail line that runs north-south, west of Hughes Street. The design combines the “History of the East End” and a “Garden Wall” and incorporates crisp white LED lighting with blue accent lighting at the bridge columns to enhance the underside of the bridge.

  1. Harrisburg Overpass Bridge View 1
  2. Harrisburg Overpass Bridge View 2
  3. East End Bridge Concept Aerial (PDF)

 

For questions or comments, contact:

Linda Trevino
Senior Stakeholder Affairs Representative for METRORail Green line (East End & Downtown area)
Government & Public Affairs
Office 713-739-6009
Mobile 713-204-1738
Linda.Trevino@ridemetro.org

Linda Trevino has always been a fan of variety in her workload, which made the Senior Stakeholder Affairs Representative position at METRO a perfect fit. Her specialty is finding just the right strategy to handle different situations and clients. After many years spent working for major corporations, Linda is proud that her success has led her to METRO where she can continue to strengthen relationships with the community that METRO serves.

 

Harrisburg Overpass Construction Time Lapse Photos

These are time lapse photos taken every few minutes to give a general construction progress report. There are only three views, east end, west end and center of the bridge.

Click on any video to see the entire video library and to use the video tools to zoom in on individual videos.

 

Looking West End of Project

West End of Project camera view image

 

Looking East End of Project

East End of Project camera view image

 

Center View of Project

View 1

View 2

 

View 3

View 4

 

View 5

 

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