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BNSF - IA48 Overpass

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Looking North as a WB coal train passes

Photo taken by Daniel Barnes in November 2017

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BH Photo #412184

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Steel stringer bridge over IA 48 on BNSF Railway
Location
Red Oak, Montgomery County, Iowa
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1957
Builder
- Paxton-Vierling Steel Co. of Carter Lake, Iowa
Railroads
- BNSF Railway (BNSF)
- Burlington Northern Railroad (BN)
- Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad (CBQ)
Design
Steel stringer
Dimensions
Span length: 65.0 ft.
Total length: 65.0 ft.
Deck width: 55.4 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.00200, -95.23268   (decimal degrees)
41°00'07" N, 95°13'58" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/312226/4541380 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Red Oak North
Inventory numbers
IA 37700 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 67525 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 04/1998)
Average daily traffic (as of 1998)
3,400

Update Log 

  • November 30, 2017: New photos from Daniel Barnes

Sources 

  • Luke
  • Daniel Barnes