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NS - Dexter-Pinckney Road Overpass

Photos 

Photo taken by Jim Allen in Nov. 2012

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BH Photo #313871

Map 

Description 

The road this bridge crosses is named 'Island Lake' by Google Maps & a Dexter city map, but called 'Dexter-Pinckney' by Bing Maps & a road sign just southeast of the bridge.

Facts 

Overview
Stone arch bridge over Dexter-Pinckney Road on Penn Central Railroad
Location
Washtenaw County, Michigan
Status
Open to traffic
History
Originally the Michigan Central Railroad (c1841).
Railroads
- Michigan Central Railroad (MC)
- Norfolk Southern Railway (NS)
- Penn Central Railroad (PC)
Design
Stone arch
Dimensions
Span length: 25.9 ft.
Total length: 25.9 ft.
Also called
Penn Central Railroad Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.33944, -83.89194   (decimal degrees)
42°20'22" N, 83°53'31" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/261763/4691516 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Dexter
Inventory numbers
MINBI 81200071000X010 (Michigan bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory 2010 and before)
MINEW 10993 (Michigan bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory 2011 and later)
BH 20265 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Average daily traffic (as of 1989)
12,120

Update Log 

  • November 13, 2016: New photos from Rick McOmber
  • November 21, 2015: Updated by Jim Allen: added road naming note & history
  • January 16, 2015: New photo from Jim Allen

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