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UP - Benton Street Subway

Photos 

Looking North

Photo taken by Daniel Barnes in February 2017

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BH Photo #380399

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Steel stringer bridge over Benton Street on Railroad
Location
Boone, Boone County, Iowa
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1910
Builder
- American Bridge Co. of New York
Railroads
- Chicago & North Western Railway (CNW)
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
Steel stringer
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 29.9 ft.
Total length: 30.8 ft.
Also called
CNW - Benton Street Subway
CNW - Benton Street Overpass
UP - Benton Street Overpass
UP - Benton Street Viaduct
CNW - Benton Street Viaduct
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.06509, -93.87374   (decimal degrees)
42°03'54" N, 93°52'25" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/427712/4657372 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Boone East
Inventory numbers
IA 760 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 53930 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Average daily traffic (as of 1990)
6,300

Update Log 

  • September 16, 2017: New photos from John Marvig
  • August 10, 2017: New photos from Daniel Barnes
  • February 25, 2017: New photos from Daniel Barnes
  • May 11, 2015: Updated by Luke: Added category ""Truck Eating""
  • April 15, 2014: New Street View added by Luke Harden
  • October 15, 2012: Added by Luke Harden

Sources 

  • Luke
  • Daniel Barnes
  • John Marvig - marvigj27 [at] gmail [dot] com

Comments 

UP - Benton Street Subway
Posted May 11, 2015, by Luke
UP - Benton Street Subway
Posted May 11, 2015, by Archie Marsh (arch [dot] e [dot] marsh [at] gmail [dot] com)

Pics or it didn't eat a truck....