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MoPac - Algiers Canal Bridge

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UP - Algiers Canal Bridge

Louisiana

Photo taken by Douglas Butler

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BH Photo #285096

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Overview
Through truss bridge over Algiers Canal (Gulf Intracoastal Waterway) on former Union Pacific RR
Location
Belle Chasse, Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana
Status
Closed to traffic
History
Built 1957 by the Missouri Pacific Railroad
Builder
- Howard, Needles, Tammen & Bergendoff Corporation of Kansas City, Kansas
Railroads
- Missouri Pacific Railroad (MP; MoPac)
- New Orleans & Gulf Coast Railway
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
Through truss vertical lift
Approximate latitude, longitude
+29.87209, -90.00885   (decimal degrees)
29°52'20" N, 90°00'32" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/788925/3308370 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Bertrandville
Inventory number
BH 61296 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • August 29, 2017: New photos from Luke
  • August 29, 2017: New photos from Douglas Butler
  • June 7, 2016: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • May 4, 2016: New Street View added by Douglas Butler
  • December 12, 2015: New Street View added by Douglas Butler
  • June 12, 2014: New Street View added by Douglas Butler
  • June 9, 2014: Added by Douglas Butler

Sources 

  • Douglas Butler
  • Luke