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UP - US18 Overpass

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UP 5th Street Bridge

South End

Photo taken by John Marvig in March 2014

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BH Photo #280366

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Overview
Steel stringer bridge over 5th Street (IA-122) on Union Pacific Railroad
Location
Mason City, Cerro Gordo County, Iowa
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1958
Builder
- Iowa Bridge Co. of Des Moines, Iowa
Railroads
- Chicago & North Western Railway (CNW)
- Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad (RI; CRIP; ROCK)
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
Steel stringer
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 50.0 ft.
Total length: 100.0 ft.
Also called
UP - 5th Street Overpass
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.14766, -93.21052   (decimal degrees)
43°08'52" N, 93°12'38" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/482881/4777233 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Mason City
Inventory numbers
IA 18800 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 60445 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • April 4, 2019: Updated by Luke: Added builder
  • March 26, 2014: New Street View added by Luke Harden
  • March 26, 2014: Added by John Marvig

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Comments 

UP - US18 Overpass
Posted March 27, 2014, by Don Morrison

Better add "truck-eating" to this one's categories, because it looks like it took a bite out of something eastbound.

Or vice-versa. 8^P