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BNSF - Bayou Lafourche Bridge

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BNSF Swing Bridge

Photo taken by C Hanchey in April 2011

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BH Photo #197489

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Overview
Bridge over Bayou Lafourche on BNSF Railway
Location
Lafourche Parish, Louisiana
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1949 by the Virginia Bridge Co.
Builder
- Virginia Bridge Co. of Roanoke, Virginia
Railroad
- BNSF Railway (BNSF)
Also called
Lafourche Crossing Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+29.76663, -90.76475   (decimal degrees)
29°45'60" N, 90°45'53" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/716115/3295020 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Thibodaux
Inventory number
BH 48626 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

BNSF Railway (1,227)
Bayou Lafourche (17)
Built 1949 (387)
Built during 1940s (3,871)
Have street view (25,177)
Lafourche Parish, Louisiana (27)
Louisiana (670)
Movable (2,833)
Navigable waterway (2,090)
Open (38,317)
Owned by railroad (10,956)
Railroad (14,253)
Swing (1,351)
Virginia Bridge Co. (51)

Update Log 

  • October 7, 2012: New Street View added by Jared Mixson
  • April 15, 2011: Added by C Hanchey

Sources 

  • C Hanchey - cmh2315fl [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Jared
  • Douglas Butler