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I-80 RR bridge Auburn CA

Looking NE

Photo taken by Craig Philpott in May 2010

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Description 

Massive Pratt deck truss which carries deck plate girder truss railroad bed.

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Overview
Deck truss bridge carrying railroad over I-80 in Auburn
Location
Auburn, Placer County, California
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1909
Design
Pratt riveted deck truss supporting deck plate girder truss with deck plate girder trestle approaches.
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 240.2 ft.
Total length: 525.0 ft.
Also called
I-80 Railroad bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.89644, -121.08065   (decimal degrees)
38°53'47" N, 121°04'50" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
10/666448/4307035 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Auburn
Elevation
1221 ft. above sea level
Inventory numbers
CA 19-45 (California bridge number)
BH 11248 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Average daily traffic (as of 1998)
85,000

Update Log 

  • May 26, 2010: New Street View added by Craig Philpott
  • May 24, 2010: Updated by Craig Philpott: added photos

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