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IAIS - McPherson Avenue Overpass

Photos 

Photo taken by Bradley J. Grefe

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BH Photo #245890

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Deck plate girder bridge over McPherson Avenue & Little Mosquito Creek on Railroad
Location
Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie County, Iowa
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1901, Approaches Replaced 2013/2014
Railroads
- Chicago & North Western Railway (CNW)
- Chicago Great Western Railway (CGW)
- Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad (RI; CRIP; ROCK)
- Iowa Interstate Railroad (IAIS)
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
Deck plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 70.0 ft.
Total length: 320.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.26146, -95.79905   (decimal degrees)
41°15'41" N, 95°47'57" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/265516/4571561 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Council Bluffs North
Inventory number
BH 53081 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • February 24, 2017: New photos from John Marvig
  • January 31, 2014: Updated by John Marvig: Added information
  • November 2, 2013: New Street View added by Luke Harden
  • November 18, 2012: Photo imported by Luke Harden
  • October 18, 2012: Photo imported by Luke Harden
  • October 14, 2012: Photo imported by Luke Harden
  • August 27, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: Added category "Tall Bridges"
  • August 11, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: Added link to image
  • August 7, 2012: Added by Luke Harden

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