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BNSF - Plattsmouth Rail Bridge (New)

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New Plattsmouth Rail Bridge

From Loess Bluff, New Bridge on Right

Photo taken by John Marvig in October 2015

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BH Photo #340267

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Description 

Bridge is a significant link in the BNSF system, and the new structure preserved the integrity of the old structure, while being able to lessen the traffic on the old structure.

Facts 

Overview
Camelback through truss bridge over Missouri River on BNSF Railway
Location
Plattsmouth, Cass County, Nebraska, and Mills County, Iowa
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 2013
Railroads
- Amtrak (AMTK)
- BNSF Railway (BNSF)
Design
Camelback through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 400.0 ft.
Total length: 1,682.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.00173, -95.86661   (decimal degrees)
41°00'06" N, 95°51'60" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/258906/4542908 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 69773 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • March 1, 2017: New photos from John Marvig
  • October 21, 2015: Added by John Marvig

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