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UP - Altamont Pass Road Overpass

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Altamont Pass Bridge

Looking West

Photo taken by Craig Philpott in April 2010

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BH Photo #160879

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Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Warren through truss railroad bridge over Altamont Pass Road.
Location
Alameda County, California
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1907
Railroad
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
Warren through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 143.1 ft.
Total length: 220.2 ft.
Deck width: 15.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.74636, -121.65540   (decimal degrees)
37°44'47" N, 121°39'19" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
10/618460/4178524 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Altamont
Elevation
749 ft. above sea level
Inventory numbers
CA 33C-109 (California bridge number)
BH 10780 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Alameda County, California (70)
Built 1907 (621)
Built during 1900s (6,499)
California (2,163)
Deck girder (4,805)
Girder (8,620)
Have street view (24,042)
Open (37,447)
Owned by railroad (10,481)
Plate girder (6,603)
Railroad (13,848)
Skewed (4,789)
Span length 125-175 feet (3,865)
Through truss (13,225)
Total length 175-250 feet (3,901)
Truss (29,964)
Union Pacific Railroad (2,075)
Warren through truss (1,506)
Warren truss (5,959)

Update Log 

  • April 4, 2010: Updated by Craig Philpott: Corrected design, added street view, added photos

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