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Old US 171 KCS Underpass

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Description 

Constructed in 1933-1934 on what was then Louisiana State Route 42, replacing a grade crossing about 6 miles to the south. Became part of US 171 in 1937 when that route was relocated between Many and Mansfield. Bypassed by twin overpasses on the four-lane relocation of US 171 in 2008.

Facts 

Overview
Pony/through girder bridge over Trenton Road (former US 171) on Kansas City Southern Railway
Location
De Soto Parish, Louisiana
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1934
Railroad
- Kansas City Southern Railway (KCS)
Design
Pony/through girder
Approximate latitude, longitude
+31.96942, -93.72193   (decimal degrees)
31°58'10" N, 93°43'19" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/431786/3537273 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Trenton
Inventory number
BH 44872 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • February 27, 2020: Updated by Roger Collins: Added dates and description text.
  • April 14, 2010: Added by David Backlin

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