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BNSF - MO Route M Overpass

Photos 

The east face

Photo taken by Mark Dellbringge in June 2011

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BH Photo #202455

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Facts 

Overview
Deck plate girder bridge over Glaize Creek and Route M on the BNSF Railway, just east of I-55
Location
Barnhart, Jefferson County, Missouri
Status
Open to one track of railroad traffic
History
Built in 1909 by the American Bridge Co. of New York; subsequent work in 1965 on the southern end (over Glaize Creek)
Builders
- American Bridge Co. of New York (Contractor)
- US Steel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (Steel fabrication for southern span over Glaize Creek)
Railroad
- BNSF Railway (BNSF)
Design
Two-span deck plate girder
Timber trestle approach on north end
Steel stringer approach on the south end with 1966 year marker on pier and 1965 year marker on the abutment
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.34840, -90.39374   (decimal degrees)
38°20'54" N, 90°23'37" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/727754/4247687 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Herculaneum
Inventory number
BH 44491 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

American Bridge Co. (1,370)
BNSF Railway (1,247)
Barnhart, Missouri (3)
Built 1909 (720)
Built during 1900s (6,792)
Deck girder (5,046)
Girder (9,136)
Have street view (25,402)
Jefferson County, Missouri (64)
Missouri (6,135)
Open (38,208)
Owned by railroad (11,100)
Plate girder (6,948)
Railroad (14,365)
US Steel (7)

Update Log 

  • June 24, 2011: New photos from Mark Dellbringge
  • June 22, 2011: Updated by Mark Dellbringge: Added years of construction and builders
  • March 18, 2010: Added by James Baughn

Sources 

  • James Baughn - webmaster [at] bridgehunter [dot] com
  • Mark Dellbringge

Comments 

Barnhart Overpass
Posted March 19, 2010, by Mark Dellbringge

Sits just east of the I-55 and Barnhart/Antonia exit. This bridge is on the BNSF Railroad. Crosses over Highway M and Glaize Creek.