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McIntyre Overpass

Map 

Description 

Completed in the summer of 1937, the McIntyre overpass replaced a level crossing with the Kansas City Southern Railway line located about 1/3 mile to the west.

The overpass was replaced by the current structure in the summer of 2005.

Facts 

Overview
Lost steel stringer bridge over Kansas City Southern Railway on US 79 / US 80
Location
Webster Parish, Louisiana
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1937; replaced 2005
Design
Six 36' reinforced concrete deck girder approach spans, one 67' continuous I-beam span supported on reinforced concrete bents with concrete piling foundation.
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 66.9 ft.
Total length: 289.1 ft.
Deck width: 24.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+32.58839, -93.35628   (decimal degrees)
32°35'18" N, 93°21'23" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/466564/3605712 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Minden South
Average daily traffic (as of 2015)
6,300
Inventory number
BH 53923 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of August 2017)
Overall condition: Good
Superstructure condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 98.1 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • March 26, 2020: Updated by Roger Collins: Added some specs and description text.
  • October 15, 2012: Added by Jared Mixson

Sources 

  • Jared