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BNSF - Pacific Coast Highway Offramp Overpass

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BNSF / PCH Overpass

Located at Milepost 200.2 on the Metrolink Orange County Subdivision. Sees approximately 40 trains a day, a fair number of which pass each other at the siding several hundred feet to the north.

Photo taken by Alex Lewis in August 2014

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BH Photo #294133

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Description 

One of two surviving bridges of the PCH / Santa Fe grade separation.

Facts 

Overview
Pony/through plate girder bridge over S1-Coast Highway Offramp on Bnsf,Amtrak,Metro
Location
Dana Point, Orange County, California
Status
Open to railroad traffic
History
Built 1927
Railroads
- Amtrak (AMTK)
- Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway (ATSF)
- BNSF Railway (BNSF)
- Commuter Rail
- Metrolink (Southern California) (SCAX)
Design
Pony plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 79.1 ft.
Total length: 80.1 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+33.46278, -117.68000   (decimal degrees)
33°27'46" N, 117°40'48" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
11/436810/3702799 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Dana Point
Inventory numbers
CA 55-7 (California bridge number)
BH 59739 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Average daily traffic (as of 2005)
8,000

Update Log 

  • September 11, 2014: New photo from Alex Lewis
  • February 15, 2014: Added by Dave King

Sources 

  • Dave King - DKinghawkfan [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Alex Lewis