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UP - Krotz Springs Bridge

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Overview
Through truss swing bridge over Atchafalaya River on Union Pacific Railroad
Location
Krotz Springs, Pointe Coupee Parish, Louisiana, and St. Landry Parish, Louisiana
Status
Open to traffic
History
Opened July 1, 1928 as a dual rail/auto bridge. Converted to rail only in 1933 with the opening of the original Long-Allen Bridge that crossed the Atchafalaya River upstream.
Railroad
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
Swing span: Double-intersection Warren through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+30.53900, -91.74565   (decimal degrees)
30°32'20" N, 91°44'44" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/620324/3379182 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Lottie
Inventory number
BH 53274 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • April 21, 2019: Updated by M. D. Caillet: Added category "Old US 190"
  • October 17, 2017: New photo from Jeff Dubea
  • March 9, 2016: New photo from M. D. Caillet
  • May 30, 2013: New photo from M. D. Caillet
  • September 22, 2012: New photos from Jared Mixson
  • August 27, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: Added categories "Railroad", "Kansas City Southern Railway"
  • August 27, 2012: Added by Jared Mixson

Sources 

  • Jared
  • Jeff Dubea
  • Douglas Butler

Comments 

Krotz Springs Railroad Bridge
Posted October 15, 2012, by Edgar Sanchez

Actually it is owed and operated by Union Pacific Railroad, not Kansas City Southern.