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2nd Street Pennsylvania Railroad Bridge

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2nd Street Pennsylvania Railroad Bridge

Photo courtesy of the Indiana State Department of Natural Resource, Division of Historic Preservation and Archaeology.

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Description 

Built 1940 to cross over this formerly double tracked railroad. Unknown when closed to auto traffic. Single lane roadway, with "sidewalk" on West side.

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Overview
Timber stringer bridge over Norfolk Southern Railway on 2nd Street in Upland
Location
Upland, Grant County, Indiana
Status
Open to pedestrians
History
Built 1940
Railroads
- Pennsylvania Railroad (PRR)
- Pittsburgh, Cincinnati, Chicago, & St. Louis Railroad (PCC&StL)
Design
Timber stringer
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 30.8 ft.
Total length: 122.7 ft.
Deck width: 15.1 ft.
Also called
Bridge [145-20]
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.47386, -85.49680   (decimal degrees)
40°28'26" N, 85°29'48" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/627424/4481437 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Hartford City West
Elevation
932 ft. above sea level
Average daily traffic (as of 2011)
253
Inventory numbers
INNBI 2700182 (Indiana bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 44741 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of October 2011)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Imminent Failure (1 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Imminent Failure (1 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Imminent Failure (1 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 20.4 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • April 4, 2010: Added by James Norwood

Sources 

  • James Norwood