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UP - Altamont Creek Bridge

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Altamont Creek RR crossing

Looking Southwest.

Photo taken by Craig Philpott in April 2010

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BH Photo #160875

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Description 

Deck plate trestle with pony plate truss approach.

Facts 

Overview
Deck plate girder bridge over Altamont Creek, Altamont Pass Road on Union Pacific, BNSF, ACE RR
Location
Alameda County, California
Status
Open to traffic
Railroads
- Altamont Corridor Express (ACE; HTSX)
- Commuter Rail
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
Four segment deck plate girder trestle with pony deck plate approach on South end.
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 84.0 ft.
Total length: 425.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.72189, -121.69636   (decimal degrees)
37°43'19" N, 121°41'47" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
10/614889/4175758 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Altamont
Elevation
671 ft. above sea level
Inventory numbers
CA 33C-13 (California bridge number)
BH 44764 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • March 25, 2014: Updated by Luke Harden: Merged NBI
  • April 4, 2010: Added by Craig Philpott

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