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UP - Auburn Ravine Bridge

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I-80 RR bridge Auburn CA

Looking NE

Photo taken by Craig Philpott in May 2010

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BH Photo #166316

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Description 

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

Facts 

Overview
Deck truss bridge carrying railroad over I-80 in Auburn
Location
Auburn, Placer County, California
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1909
Railroads
- Amtrak (AMTK)
- BNSF Railway (BNSF)
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
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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