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NS - Old US 63 Overpass

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Wabash Railroad Bridge #069.68

northwest abutment detail

Photo taken by James Holzmeier in December 2014

License: Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike (CC BY-NC-SA)

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Description 

The center pier has a "moderne" appearance. The bridge carries the Wabash, later N&W, now NS Railway line headed east from Moberly, over to Hannibal, Missouri.

Facts 

Overview
Deck plate girder bridge over Business 63/Morley St. on Norfolk Southern Railway
Location
Moberly, Randolph County, Missouri
Status
Open to rail traffic
History
Built 1953
Railroads
- Norfolk & Western Railway (N&W)
- Norfolk Southern Railway (NS)
- Wabash Railroad (WAB)
Design
Deck plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 43.8 ft.
Total length: 88.2 ft.
Deck width: 22.0 ft.
Also called
Wabash Railroad Bridge #069.68
Morley St. subway
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.41960, -92.43364   (decimal degrees)
39°25'11" N, 92°26'01" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/548751/4363494 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Moberly
Land survey
T. 53 N., R. 14 W., Sec. 1
Inventory numbers
MoDOT L-325R (Missouri Dept. of Transportation bridge number)
BH 64307 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • June 25, 2019: New photos from Joe Sonderman
  • December 25, 2014: New photos from James Holzmeier
  • December 9, 2014: New Street View added by James Holzmeier
  • November 30, 2014: Updated by James Holzmeier: Added category "Wabash Railroad"
  • November 29, 2014: Updated by Clark Vance: NBI info
  • November 28, 2014: Added by Clark Vance

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