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Union Avenue Overpass

Photos 

Looking East

Photo taken by Daniel Barnes in May 2017

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BH Photo #392443

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over the BNSF Railroad on Union Avenue
Location
Adams County, Iowa
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1954
Railroads
- Amtrak (AMTK)
- BNSF Railway (BNSF)
- Burlington Northern Railroad (BN)
- Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad (CBQ)
Design
Queenpost pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 34.1 ft.
Total length: 170.9 ft.
Deck width: 16.4 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.03860, -94.52823   (decimal degrees)
41°02'19" N, 94°31'42" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/371546/4544166 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Prescott
Land survey
T. 72 N., R. 32 W., Sec. 15
Inventory numbers
IA 59501 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 12773 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • May 25, 2017: New photos from Daniel Barnes
  • March 31, 2014: Updated by Luke Harden: Removed category "Railroad"
  • April 4, 2010: Updated by J.R. Manning: Updated Road Name

Sources 

  • J.R. Manning - thekitchenguy [at] sbcglobal [dot] net
  • Daniel Barnes