New Harbor Bridge at risk of ‘collapse’ under current design, TxDOT says

Source:, August 4, 2022
By: Wes Wilson

The new Harbor Bridge has design flaws so significant that the Texas Department of Transportation said “the bridge would collapse under certain load conditions” should developer Flatiron Dragados LLC (FDLLC) finish the bridge without making design changes.

TxDOT on Thursday released the contents of a letter it sent to FDLLC on July 15, the same day it ordered construction crews to stop all work on the main span of the bridge. That’s the portion over the water. Read more.

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