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UP - Old State Highway Overpass

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Old State Hwy Newcastle

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Photo taken by Craig Philpott in May 2010

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BH Photo #166313

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Concrete arch tunnel under railroad tracks on Old State Highway
Location
Newcastle, Placer County, California
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1910
Railroad
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
Stone faced concrete tunnel under BNSF railroad
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 81.0 ft.
Total length: 82.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.87573, -121.13251   (decimal degrees)
38°52'33" N, 121°07'57" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
10/661997/4304644 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Gold Hill
Elevation
936 ft. above sea level
Inventory numbers
CA 19C-170 (California bridge number)
BH 11251 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Average daily traffic (as of 1989)
1,898

Update Log 

  • June 10, 2016: New photo from Erik Hoffman
  • July 15, 2013: New photos from Brian Smith
  • May 26, 2010: New Street View added by Craig Philpott
  • May 24, 2010: Updated by Craig Philpott: corrected design and added photos

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