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PAL - Jefferson Street Overpass

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Photo taken by J.P. in January 2013

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BH Photo #246157

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Facts 

Overview
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Jefferson Street on P&L Railroad (Formerly Pennsylvania Railroad)
Location
Jefferson County, Kentucky
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1940
Builders
- Henry Bickel Co.
- Public Works Administration
Railroads
- Paducah & Louisville Railway (PAL)
- Pennsylvania Railroad (PRR)
Design
Pony plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 66.9 ft.
Total length: 100.1 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.25556, -85.77333   (decimal degrees)
38°15'20" N, 85°46'24" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/607325/4234881 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
New Albany
Inventory number
BH 55100 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 3, 2013: Updated by J.P.: updated owner and bridge status
  • January 2, 2013: Updated by J.P.: Added categories "Pennsylvania Railroad", "Paducah & Louisville Railway", "Railroad"

Sources 

  • J.P. - wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com