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South Compton Avenue Railroad Viaduct

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S. Compton Ave. RR viaduct

Wabash RR line drawing

Wabash Railroad plan

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BH Photo #308648

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Overview
Bridge over multiple railroads on Compton Ave.
Location
St. Louis, Missouri
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1965
Railroads
- Missouri Pacific Railroad (MP; MoPac)
- St. Louis-San Francisco Railway (SLSF; Frisco)
- Wabash Railroad (WAB)
Design
Steel stringer
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 56.1 ft.
Total length: 1,351.1 ft.
Deck width: 44.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.62693, -90.22863   (decimal degrees)
38°37'37" N, 90°13'43" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/741254/4279021 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Granite City
Average daily traffic (as of 2016)
14,270
Inventory numers
MONBI 13133 (Missouri bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 64157 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of April 2016)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 51 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • May 26, 2015: Updated by Elliott Johnson: found build date and rr info in nbi
  • November 19, 2014: Updated by James Holzmeier: Added categories "Wabash Railroad", "Missouri Pacific Railroad", "St. Louis-San Francisco Railway"

Sources 

  • James Holzmeier - wabashry [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Elliott Johnson - elliottsgon15 [at] hotmail [dot] com