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Q Avenue Overpass

Photos 

Eastbound Coal train passing by

Photo taken by Daniel Barnes in February 2018

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BH Photo #418006

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over BNSF Railroad on CR M63 (Q Avenue)
Location
Montgomery County, Iowa
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1913
Railroads
- Amtrak (AMTK)
- BNSF Railway (BNSF)
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 39.0 ft.
Total length: 143.1 ft.
Deck width: 15.1 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.96327, -95.06048   (decimal degrees)
40°57'48" N, 95°03'38" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/326608/4536723 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Stanton
Land survey
T. 71 N., R. 37 W., Sec. 12
Average daily traffic (as of 2008)
70
Inventory numbers
IA 254460 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 14112 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of May 2008)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 16 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Categories 

Amtrak (443)
BNSF Railway (1,161)
Built 1913 (780)
Built during 1910s (8,983)
Iowa (5,954)
Montgomery County, Iowa (76)
One-lane traffic (7,504)
Open (37,235)
Owned by railroad (10,422)
Pony truss (15,201)
Skewed (4,769)
Span length 25-50 feet (14,120)
Structurally deficient (17,953)
Total length 125-175 feet (5,394)
Truss (29,898)

Update Log 

  • February 12, 2018: New photos from Daniel Barnes
  • March 31, 2014: Updated by Luke Harden: Removed category "Railroad"

Sources 

  • Daniel Barnes