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UP - Grande Vista Avenue/Downey Road Overpass

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UPRR over Grande Vista / Downey Road (1928)

UPRR bridge over Downey Road (later Grande Vista) just before completion (CHS-48536)

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BH Photo #131282

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Facts 

Overview
Steel stringer bridge over Grande Vista Ave / Downey Road on UPRR in Los Angeles
Location
Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1927
Railroads
- Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (LACM)
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
Steel stringer
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 36.1 ft.
Total length: 115.2 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+34.01528, -118.20778   (decimal degrees)
34°00'55" N, 118°12'28" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
11/388481/3764507 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Los Angeles
Inventory numbers
CA 53C-1188 (California bridge number)
BH 38470 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • May 2, 2009: New photos from David Kimbrough
  • January 5, 2009: New photo from David Kimbrough
  • January 4, 2009: Added by David Kimbrough

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