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NS - Taussig Road Overpass

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Taussig Rd. Wabash Railroad Bridge

Photo taken 1997

Photo taken by James Holzmeier

License: Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike (CC BY-SA)

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BH Photo #301468

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Facts 

Overview
Lost deck plate girder bridge over Taussig Road on Wabash, later N&W, later NS Railway
Location
Bridgeton, St. Louis County, Missouri
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1931; replaced by new bridge in 2002
Builder
- American Bridge Co. of New York
Railroads
- Norfolk Southern Railway (NS)
- Wabash Railroad (WAB)
Design
Deck plate girder w/ballasted deck and concrete abutments
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 46.7 ft.
Total length: 47.8 ft.
Deck width: 13.0 ft.
Also called
N&W - Taussig Road Overpass
Wabash - Taussig Road Overpass
Wabash Railroad Bridge #57A
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.77667, -90.43028   (decimal degrees)
38°46'36" N, 90°25'49" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/723230/4295130 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Saint Charles
Land survey
T. 46 N., R. 6 E., Sec. 23
Inventory number
BH 63618 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • December 19, 2014: Updated by James Holzmeier: Added Wabash bridge number & measurements, changed date erected to 1931 from 1935
  • October 13, 2014: Added by James Holzmeier

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