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Marion Avenue Overpass

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Street View 

Description 

Appears to be a recycled railroad bridge, possibly a turntable.

Facts 

Overview
Girder bridge over over BNSF Railway on Marion Avenue
Location
Malvern, Mills County, Iowa
Status
Open to traffic
Railroad
- Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad (CBQ)
Design
Deck plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 34.1 ft.
Total length: 168.0 ft.
Deck width: 20.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.00959, -95.58229   (decimal degrees)
41°00'35" N, 95°34'56" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/282846/4543034 (zone/easting/northing)
Land survey
T. 72 N., R. 41 W., Sec. 29
Inventory numbers
IA 7530 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 84526 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • February 23, 2019: New Street View added by John Marvig

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Comments 

Marion Avenue Overpass
Posted July 16, 2019, by John Marvig

Reportedly, this bridge will be replaced in the coming days. Judging by the girders in the street view, itís possible this is a turntable or fishbellied girder reused as an overpass.