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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
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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