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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)
Inventory numbers
MONBI 13133 (Missouri bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 64157 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 04/2014)
Deck condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 51.0 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2014)
14,270

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