The Fred Hartman
is truly a magnificent engineering accomplishment, not to
mention a beautiful visual structure. It gracefully carries commuters
from the city of La Port to the city of
Two sets of steel-reinforced diamonds
carry two separate bridge decks of Texas 146 to a height of 178 feet,
keeping them away from the traffic of the busy seaport. The towers are
each 440 feet tall, and the bridge itself is 1,250 feet long.
day and night by the US Coast Guard and the local police force, stopping
on or near the bridge will result in a quick response and possible fine.