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BNSF - Burlington Bridge (New)

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Burlington Lift Bridge

Photo taken by John Marvig in August 2013

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BH Photo #263136

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Facts 

Overview
Warren through truss bridge over Mississippi River on Railroad
Location
Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa, and Henderson County, Illinois
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 2012
Railroad
- BNSF Railway (BNSF)
Design
Warren through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 380.0 ft.
Total length: 2,113.0 ft. (0.4 mi.)
Also called
New Burlington Rail Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.79809, -91.09194   (decimal degrees)
40°47'53" N, 91°05'31" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/660964/4518094 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Burlington
Inventory number
BH 54940 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • October 13, 2015: New photo from Steve Conro
  • February 18, 2015: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • August 30, 2013: New Street View added by Douglas Butler
  • August 15, 2013: New photos from John Marvig
  • August 13, 2013: Updated by John Marvig: Added dimensions
  • December 17, 2012: Added by Luke Harden

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Comments 

BNSF - Burlington Bridge (New)
Posted April 7, 2016, by Micheal Taylor (Battlebotguy2 [at] yahoo [dot] com)

Agreed Nathan this bridge is hideous.

BNSF - Burlington Bridge (New)
Posted October 14, 2015, by Nathan Holth (webmaster [at] historicbridges [dot] org)

And the Grand Prize Winner of the Ugliest Lift Towers In History Award Goes To...