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UP - US160 Overpass

Photo 

West Approach

Photo taken by David Backlin in July 2011

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BH Photo #203302

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Bridge over US 160 / 59 on Railroad Tracks northwest of Oswego
Location
Oswego, Labette County, Kansas
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1998
Railroad
- Missouri-Kansas-Texas Railroad (MKT)
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 25.6 ft.
Total length: 242.1 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.19347, -95.14485   (decimal degrees)
37°11'36" N, 95°08'41" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/309631/4118489 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Labette
Inventory numbers
KDOT 0050-B0069 (Kansas Dept. of Transportation bridge number)
BH 48522 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • July 5, 2011: New photo from David Backlin
  • March 30, 2011: Updated by Robert Elder: Added NBI data. This bridge was apparently built in 1998, although it looks older.
  • March 29, 2011: Added by Sheldon Wiens

Sources 

  • Sheldon Wiens
  • Robert Elder - robertelder1 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • David Backlin - us71 [at] cox [dot] net

Comments 

Union Pacific Railroad Overpass
Posted March 30, 2011, by Robert Elder (robertelder1 [at] gmail [dot] com)

Going out on a limb here, but I am wondering if the main span of this bridge could have been recycled from another location.