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16th Street Viaduct

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Public Domain: Published Prior to 1923

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Facts 

Overview
Lost Howe through truss bridge over Union Pacific Railroad & Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad on 16th Street
Location
Omaha, Douglas County, Nebraska
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1887; Replaced 19XX
Builders
- Andrew Rosewater of Bukovan, Bohemia (Design)
- Raymond & Campbell of Council Bluffs, Iowa (Contractor)
Railroads
- Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad (CBQ)
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
1 150' Howe through truss
2 96' Howe through trusses
10 50' Warren deck trusses
1 50' skewed Warren deck truss
1 30' skewed Warren deck truss
11 50' timber trestle spans
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 150.0 ft.
Total length: 1,500.0 ft.
Deck width: 32.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.24889, -95.93722   (decimal degrees)
41°14'56" N, 95°56'14" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/253892/4570547 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 79582 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • November 30, 2017: Added by Luke

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