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IAIS - Rock Island Arsenal Overpass

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IAIS Beck Avenue Bridge (S)

Overview

Photo taken by John Marvig in September 2017

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BH Photo #404187

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pony through girder over Beck Avenue on Iowa Interstate Railroad
Location
Rock Island, Rock Island County, Illinois
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1927
Builder
- American Bridge Co. of New York
Railroads
- Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad (RI; CRIP; ROCK)
- Iowa Interstate Railroad (IAIS)
Design
Pony plate girder
Dimensions
Span length: 85.0 ft.
Total length: 85.0 ft.
Also called
IAIS East Avenue Overpass
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.51437, -90.56369   (decimal degrees)
41°30'52" N, 90°33'49" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/703303/4598725 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Davenport East
Inventory number
BH 52365 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • October 7, 2017: New photos from John Marvig
  • May 5, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: Added categories "Railroad", "Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad", "Iowa Interstate Railroad"

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