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UP - US65 Overpass

Photos 

The north portal

This bridge carries the UPRR double main line across US 65 just as it enters the town of Colo.

Photo taken by J.R. Manning in July 2007

BH Photo #112659

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Steel stringer bridge over US 65
Location
Colo, Story County, Iowa
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1934
Railroads
- Chicago & North Western Railway (CNW)
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
Steel stringer
Dimensions
Span length: 31.2 ft.
Total length: 31.2 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.01893, -93.30944   (decimal degrees)
42°01'08" N, 93°18'34" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/474380/4651924 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Colo
Inventory numbers
IA 48880 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 36341 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Average daily traffic (as of 2006)
2,280

Update Log 

  • August 28, 2016: New photos from John Marvig
  • April 27, 2014: New Street View added by Luke Harden
  • May 4, 2012: Photo imported by Luke Harden
  • February 16, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: Added category "Chicago & North Western Railway"
  • September 11, 2011: Updated by Luke Harden: Fixed map
  • March 2, 2008: Updated by J.R. Manning

Sources 

  • J.R. Manning - thekitchenguy [at] sbcglobal [dot] net
  • Luke
  • John Marvig - marvigj27 [at] gmail [dot] com