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BNSF - Los Angeles River Bridge

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over Los Angeles River on UP Railroad
Location
Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1897; EB Deck plate girder build 1925; Western truss replaced sometime in the 1990s
Railroads
- Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway (ATSF)
- BNSF Railway (BNSF)
- Commuter Rail
- Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (LACM)
Design
WB Main: 2 149' Pratt through trusses (One replaced in the 1990s)
EB Main: 4 75' deck plate girders
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 160.0 ft.
Total length: 306.0 ft.
Deck width: 33.0 ft.
Also called
ATSF - Los Angeles River Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+34.01620, -118.22293   (decimal degrees)
34°00'58" N, 118°13'23" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
11/387083/3764626 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Los Angeles
Inventory number
BH 62802 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • June 28, 2018: Updated by Luke: Added build dates and dimensions
  • September 2, 2014: New Street View added by Royce and Bobette Haley

Sources 

  • Royce and Bobette Haley - roycehaley111 [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Luke