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RTD - South Platte River Bridge (N Line)

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N Line Over the South Platte River

A RTD N Line Test Train heads north over the South Platte River as seen from the Colorado Front Range Trail at Steele Street Park. The "N Line" is RTD's newest commuter rail line which features 18.5 miles of new right-of-way, 9 new stations between Union Station & North Adams County, and 20-30 minute service headways. The first 13 miles (6 stations) is slated to open on September 21st, 2020.

Photo taken by Gregory Grice in September 2020

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BH Photo #485255

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Facts 

Overview
Bridge over South Platte River on RTD N Line
Location
Denver, Adams County, Colorado
Status
Open to traffic
History
Replaced older bridge previously owned by the Union Pacific Railroad (See Link Here: https://www.progressiverailroading.com/passenger_rail/article/RTD-marks-progress-on-South-Platte-River-bridge-refurbishment--49752 )
Builders
- Balfour Beatty
- Graham Contracting Ltd.
- Hamon Infrastructure
- Regional Rail Partners
- Stantec Consulting Services
Design
Steel stringer
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.83871, -104.94821   (decimal degrees)
39°50'19" N, 104°56'54" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
13/504431/4409856 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 91155 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • November 7, 2020: New photo from Gregory Grice

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