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CSX - Old US-70 Overpass

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New and Old US-70 Underpass

Photo taken by Michael Miller in September 2013

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BH Photo #267144

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Description 

Old US-70 underpass under CSX Transportation's Blue Ridge Subdivision.

Facts 

Overview
Concrete rigid frame bridge on CSX Transportation Inc. (CSXT), Blue Ridge Subdivision
Location
Marion, McDowell County, North Carolina
Status
Open to traffic
History
Originally built by the Clinchfield Railroad in 1921 to cross US-70, it was quickly deemed too narrow & US-70 bypassed this overpass just a few feet to the north.
Railroad
- CSX Railroad (CSX)
Design
Concrete rigid frame
Approximate latitude, longitude
+35.69783, -81.98199   (decimal degrees)
35°41'52" N, 81°58'55" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/411157/3950878 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Marion East
Inventory number
BH 58157 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • May 7, 2014: Updated by Luke Harden: Added categories "CSX Railroad", "Railroad"
  • September 24, 2013: Added by Michael Miller

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