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Alaska - Hurricane Gulch Bridge

Photo 

Public Domain: Published Prior to 1923

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Facts 

Overview
Steel arch bridge over Hurricane Gulch on Alaska Railroad
Location
Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Alaska
Status
Open
History
Built 1921 by the American Bridge Co.
Builder
- American Bridge Co. of New York
Railroad
- Alaska Railroad (ARR)
Design
1 384' Steel arch
2 120' Deck trusses
1 50' Deck plate girder
1 240' steel viaduct
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 384.0 ft.
Total length: 918.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+63.01578, -149.61535   (decimal degrees)
63°00'57" N, 149°36'55" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
6/367624/6990040 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 60223 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Alaska (142)
Alaska Railroad (26)
American Bridge Co. (1,156)
Arch (11,192)
Built 1921 (490)
Built during 1920s (8,759)
Deck arch (10,431)
Deck girder (4,484)
Deck truss (1,507)
Girder (7,932)
Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Alaska (19)
Open (36,536)
Owned by railroad (9,808)
Plate girder (6,104)
Railroad (13,081)
Riveted (1,875)
Span length 250-500 feet (1,087)
Steel arch (340)
Tall Bridges (313)
Total length 500-1000 feet (2,535)
Truss (29,441)

Update Log 

  • October 4, 2015: Updated by Ian Martin: Added builder & length
  • March 11, 2014: Updated by Steve Conro: Added category "Alaska Railroad"

Sources 

  • Steve Conro - sconro [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Ian Martin
  • Luke