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M&StL - L Avenue Overpass

Photos 

Photo taken by Luke in August 2013

BH Photo #324168

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Arch Bridge over L Avenue on Abandoned Minneapolis & St. Louis Railway
Location
Louisa County, Iowa
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1899
Railroads
- Iowa Central Railway (IAC)
- Minneapolis & St. Louis Railway (M&StL; MSTL)
Design
Concrete closed-spandrel arch
Dimensions
Span length: 17.1 ft.
Total length: 17.1 ft.
Also called
Honey Creek Arch
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.09103, -91.21880   (decimal degrees)
41°05'28" N, 91°13'08" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/649599/4550390 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Mediapolis
Inventory numbers
IA 223730 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 55595 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Average daily traffic (as of 1989)
25

Update Log 

  • October 31, 2016: New photos from John Marvig
  • August 26, 2013: Updated by Luke Harden: Added category "Iowa Central Railway"
  • August 15, 2013: Updated by Luke Harden: Merged NBI data.
  • July 24, 2013: Updated by Dave King: Fixed minor spelling error
  • February 19, 2013: Added by Luke Harden

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