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CN - Oak Avenue Overpass

Photos 

View from the south

Note the damage to the arch caused by oversized trucks

Photo taken by Jason Smith in August 2011

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BH Photo #212948

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Concrete Arch bridge on CN Railroad over Oak Avenue in Webster City
Location
Webster City, Hamilton County, Iowa
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1902
Railroads
- Canadian National Railway (CN)
- Chicago, Central & Pacific Railroad (CC)
- Illinois Central Railroad (IC; ICG (1972-1988))
Design
Closed-spandrel arch
Dimensions
Span length: 20.0 ft.
Total length: 20.0 ft.
Deck width: 19.0 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 11.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.47150, -93.80795   (decimal degrees)
42°28'17" N, 93°48'29" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/433583/4702444 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Webster City
Average daily traffic (as of 1995)
670
Inventory numbers
IA 12350 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 13567 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of August 1999)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • October 19, 2017: New photos from John Marvig
  • March 27, 2013: New photos from John Marvig
  • December 15, 2012: Updated by John Marvig: Added build date
  • October 19, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: Added categories "Chicago, Central & Pacific Railroad", "Illinois Central Railroad"
  • September 7, 2011: New photos from Jason Smith

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