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Norfolk and Western and Southern-Chapel Hill Street Overpass (E)

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N&W & Southern-W Chapel Hill Street Overpass (E)

Looking SW

Photo taken by Royce and Bobette Haley in February 2015

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BH Photo #316435

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Description 

Two Bridges here. East bridge girders read "Norfolk and Western and Southern". The West bridge girders read "Seaboard Air Line".

Facts 

Overview
Steel stringer bridge over W Chapel Hill St on NSRR/SALRR/N&W & Southern RR
Location
Durham, Durham County, North Carolina
Status
Intact but closed to all traffic
History
Built 1960
Railroads
- Norfolk & Western Railway (N&W)
- Norfolk Southern Railway (NS)
- Seaboard Air Line Railway (SAL)
Design
Steel stringer west bridge. Deck girder with flooring system east bridge.
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 21.0 ft.
Total length: 60.0 ft.
Skew angle
45 degrees
Also called
SAL-Chapel Hill Overpass (E)
NS-Chapel Hill Overpass (E)
CXS-Chapel Hill Overpass (E)
Approximate latitude, longitude
+35.99697, -78.90573   (decimal degrees)
35°59'49" N, 78°54'21" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/688771/3985640 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Southwest Durham
Inventory numbers
000000000063282
BH 66053 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • February 16, 2015: Added by Royce and Bobette Haley

Sources 

  • Royce and Bobette Haley - roycehaley111 [at] yahoo [dot] com