Rating:
2 votes

US 165 Business Overpass

Photos 

From tracks

Looking north from the L&R tracks

Photo taken by Cliff Darby in March 2010

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BH Photo #156840

Map 

Street View 

Description 

DOTD has proposed to make this an at-grade crossing and close another at-grade crossing to the south, due to the deteriorating condition of this bridge.

Facts 

Overview
Steel stringer bridge over KCS (Formerly L&A) RR on Military Highway
Location
Pineville, Rapides Parish, Louisiana
Status
Open to traffic
Future prospects
Doomed
History
Built 1918
Railroad
- Kansas City Southern Railway (KCS)
Design
Steel stringer
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 26.9 ft.
Total length: 140.1 ft.
Deck width: 21.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+31.33806, -92.42528   (decimal degrees)
31°20'17" N, 92°25'31" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/554672/3467210 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Alexandria
Inventory number
BH 44171 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 06/2015)
Deck condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Critical (2 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 2.0 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2015)
8,300

Update Log 

  • September 11, 2017: Updated by Cliff Darby: Added category "Kansas City Southern Railway"
  • March 23, 2010: Updated by Cliff Darby: Added Street View
  • March 3, 2010: New photos from Cliff Darby
  • February 19, 2010: Added by Cliff Darby

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