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TRRA - Merchants Elevated Viaduct

Photos 

From northern terminous

Photo taken by Nathan Morton in July 2009

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BH Photo #142794

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Deck plate girder bridge over 5 city blocks of Laclede's Landing on TRRA Railroad in St. Louis
Location
St. Louis, Missouri
Status
Open to railroad traffic
History
Rebuilt in 1997, replacing a pre-existing structure
Builder
- Stupp Brothers Bridge & Iron Co. of St. Louis, Missouri
Railroads
- Terminal Railroad Association of St. Louis (TRRA)
- Wabash Railroad (WAB)
Design
Deck plate girder
Also called
TRRA - "High Line"
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.63249, -90.18185   (decimal degrees)
38°37'57" N, 90°10'55" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/745307/4279763 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Granite City
Inventory number
BH 43026 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • August 16, 2018: New photo from Daniel Barnes
  • November 19, 2014: Updated by James Holzmeier: Changed name from Westbelt Viaduct to Merchants Elevated
  • October 3, 2014: New Street View added by Ralph Demars
  • April 30, 2012: Updated by C Hanchey: Added category "Terminal Railroad Association of St. Louis"
  • July 20, 2009: Updated by Nathan Morton
  • July 17, 2009: Added by Nathan Morton

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