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MetroLink - Vandeventer Avenue Overpass

Photos 

The replacement bridge

Photo taken by Mark Dellbringge in September 2010

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BH Photo #175975

Map 

Street View 

Description 

The bridge once carried the former Norfolk and Western Railroad going through Forest Park.

The replacement bridge was assembled in only a week, around the Christmas 2009 / New Year's 2010 time frame using the "design / build" process.

Facts 

Overview
5-span concrete slab bridge over Vandeventer Avenue on the MetroLink
Location
St. Louis, Missouri
Status
Open
History
Built 2009
Railroads
- MetroLink (BSDA)
- Rapid Transit
Design
Concrete slab
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.63179, -90.24339   (decimal degrees)
38°37'54" N, 90°14'36" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/739952/4279522 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Granite City
Inventory number
BH 45900 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Built 2009 (62)
Built during 2000s (660)
Have street view (26,367)
MetroLink (16)
Missouri (6,261)
Modern (2,345)
Open (39,432)
Railroad (15,182)
Rapid Transit (111)
Slab (1,992)
St. Louis, Missouri (150)

Update Log 

  • November 18, 2014: Updated by James Holzmeier: Added categories "Wabash Railroad", "Norfolk & Western Railway"
  • September 5, 2010: New photos from Mark Dellbringge
  • August 20, 2010: New Street View added by Mark Dellbringge
  • August 15, 2010: Added by Mark Dellbringge

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