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CR800W PRR Underpass

Photos 

Bridge is now removed April 2010

Looking South. C&O Railroad crossing in background as well as new SR 13

Photo taken by James Norwood

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BH Photo #163522

Map 

Description 

Built to carry original State Road 13 under the once busy double track Pennsylvania Railroad's Columbus line. Highway now crosses over new alignment to East and Railroad has been abandoned for over 20 years. Very low clearance and built wide to accomodate two railroad tracks.

Facts 

Overview
Lost concrete bridge over CR800W on former Conrail Railroad at Mier
Location
Mier, Grant County, Indiana
Status
Demolished as of April 2010
Railroad
- Pittsburgh, Cincinnati, Chicago, & St. Louis Railroad (PCC&StL)
Design
Concrete culvert
Dimensions
Total length: 36.0 ft.
Deck width: 35.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.57477, -85.82571   (decimal degrees)
40°34'29" N, 85°49'33" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/599392/4492217 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Sweetser
Elevation
819 ft. above sea level
Inventory number
BH 43817 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • April 23, 2010: Updated by James Norwood: Changed status, added current photos of former site
  • December 30, 2009: Added by James Norwood

Sources 

  • James Norwood