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UP - CA 89 Overpass

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Union Pacific RR over Hwy 89

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Photo taken by Craig Philpott in January 2010

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BH Photo #153387

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Overview
Concrete arch bridge over Union Pacific Railroad on CA 89 in Truckee
Location
Nevada County, California
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1929
Railroads
- Southern Pacific Railroad (SP)
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
Closed Spandrel arch with wing walls to retain overfill for railroad bed
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 76.1 ft.
Total length: 42.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.31833, -120.20500   (decimal degrees)
39°19'06" N, 120°12'18" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
10/740954/4355828 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Truckee
Inventory numbers
CA 17-16 (California bridge number)
BH 11221 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Average daily traffic (as of 1998)
19,900

Update Log 

  • March 16, 2010: Updated by Craig Philpott: added street view
  • February 18, 2010: Updated by Craig Philpott: Corrected design
  • January 25, 2010: New photos from Craig Philpott

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CA 89 Bridge
Posted February 14, 2007, by betsy frauto (yahho [dot] dn)

you need pictures in the internet.