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BNSF - Elk River Bridge

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Facts 

Overview
Deck plate girder bridge over Elk River on BNSF Railway
Location
Elk River, Sherburne County, Minnesota
Status
Open to traffic
History
EB (GN) Spans built 1896, replaced ca. 2001, WB (NP) Spans built 1917
Railroads
- BNSF Railway (BNSF)
- Great Northern Railway (GN)
- Northern Pacific Railroad (NP)
- Rapid Transit
Design
EB: 4 Span Concrete T-Beam 180' (former bridge 137', 2 spans)
WB: 2 Span Deck plate girder 144'
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 70.0 ft.
Total length: 144.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+45.32230, -93.65012   (decimal degrees)
45°19'20" N, 93°39'00" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/449048/5018960 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Big Lake
Inventory number
BH 54635 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • March 4, 2014: Updated by John Marvig: Added category "Rapid Transit"
  • November 27, 2012: Added by John Marvig

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