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UP/BNSF - 15th Avenue Overpass

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BNSF 15th Avenue Overpass

Looking from 14th Avenue Footbridge. UP spans on left, BNSF on right

Photo taken by John Marvig in March 2014

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BH Photo #280741

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Overview
Deck plate girder bridge over 15th Ave SE on Union Pacific Railroad and BNSF Railway
Location
Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1891, BNSF side built 1921
Railroads
- BNSF Railway (BNSF)
- Chicago & North Western Railway (CNW)
- Chicago, St. Paul, Minneapolis & Omaha Railway (CMO)
- Great Northern Railway (GN)
- Streetcar
- Twin City Rapid Transit Co. (TCRT; TCL)
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
Deck plate girder for BNSF, Through Plate Girder for UP
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 52.5 ft.
Total length: 81.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+44.98444, -93.23056   (decimal degrees)
44°59'04" N, 93°13'50" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/481823/4981248 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Saint Paul West
Average daily traffic (as of 1997)
9,100
Inventory numbers
MN 92922 (Minnesota bridge number)
BH 50546 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of March 1999)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • April 19, 2015: New photos from John Marvig
  • March 28, 2014: New photos from John Marvig
  • July 22, 2013: Updated by John Marvig: Added information
  • December 14, 2011: Added by James Baughn

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