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BNSF - Woodward Island bridge

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Woodward Island RR bridge

View looking NE

Photo taken by Craig Philpott in March 2010

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BH Photo #158416

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Facts 

Overview
Abt type Bascule Bridge over Old River on BNSF and Amtrak RR ( single track)
Location
Contra Costa County, California, and San Joaquin County, California
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1928.
Builder
- American Bridge Co. of New York
Railroads
- Amtrak (AMTK)
- BNSF Railway (BNSF)
Design
Abt type rolling lift pony plate and through truss bascule bridge
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 93.0 ft.
Total length: 177.0 ft.
Also called
BNSF - Bridge No. A-1137
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.93997, -121.56065   (decimal degrees)
37°56'24" N, 121°33'38" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
10/626477/4200131 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Woodward Island
Elevation
11 ft. above sea level
Inventory number
BH 44522 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • December 16, 2015: New Street View added by Douglas Butler
  • August 29, 2013: Updated by Luke Harden: Added city
  • August 29, 2013: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • December 28, 2011: Updated by Nathan Holth: Added Date.
  • March 20, 2010: Added by Craig Philpott

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