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DM&E - South Avenue Overpass

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DM&E South Avenue Overpass

Overview

Photo taken by John Marvig in August 2013

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BH Photo #262548

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Deck plate girder bridge over South Avenue on DM&E RR
Location
Sabula, Jackson County, Iowa
Status
Open to traffic
Railroads
- Canadian Pacific Railway (CP)
- Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific Railroad (MILW; CMStP&P; CMStP)
- Dakota, Minnesota, & Eastern Railroad (DME)
- Iowa, Chicago & Eastern Railroad (ICE)
Design
Deck plate girder
Dimensions
Span length: 30.0 ft.
Total length: 30.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.06384, -90.17015   (decimal degrees)
42°03'50" N, 90°10'13" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/734136/4660739 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Savanna
Inventory numbers
IA 504015 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 57554 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • May 23, 2018: New photos from John Marvig
  • August 14, 2013: New photos from John Marvig
  • August 12, 2013: Added by John Marvig

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DM&E - South Avenue Overpass
Posted March 23, 2019, by John Marvig (marvigj27 [at] gmail [dot] com)

Unused span reportedly sent up to the Turkey River Bridge that collapsed:

http://bridgehunter.com/ia/clayton/bh54098/