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CSX - Union Street Overpass

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Description 

Plate girder bridge carrying the CSX Berkshire Subdivision over Union Street. Powder Mill Brook is also crossed, located in a culvert underneath the road. The superstructure and concrete abutment modifications were likely built during extensive line upgrades in 1911-12, with the stone abutments dating to an earlier structure.

Facts 

Overview
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Union Street & Powder Mill Brook on CSX Berkshire Subdivision
Location
Westfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built ca. 1911-12 replacing an earlier bridge
Railroads
- Boston & Albany Railroad (B&A; BA)
- CSX Railroad (CSX)
- Conrail (CR)
- Penn Central Railroad (PC)
Design
Pony plate girder
Also called
B&A - Bridge 105.87
CSX - Powder Mill Brook Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.11460, -72.71390   (decimal degrees)
42°06'53" N, 72°42'50" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/688994/4665029 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
West Springfield
Inventory number
BH 65890 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • February 7, 2015: New Street View added by Ian Martin

Sources 

  • Ian Martin