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24th Street Viaduct

Photo 

Screenshot taken from a film by Richard Orr; Used under Fair Use as an educational resource

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BH Photo #502423

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Union Pacific Railroad on 24th Street & Streetcar
Location
Omaha, Douglas County, Nebraska
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1901; Replaced 1994
Railroads
- Omaha Traction Co. (OTC)
- Streetcar
Design
Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 190.0 ft.
Total length: 999.1 ft.
Deck width: 48.9 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.24078, -95.94703   (decimal degrees)
41°14'27" N, 95°56'49" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/253039/4569675 (zone/easting/northing)
Average daily traffic (as of 2011)
10,818
Inventory number
BH 81371 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of August 2017)
Overall condition: Good
Superstructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 62 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • August 5, 2021: New photo from Luke
  • April 25, 2018: Added by Luke

Comments 

24th Street Viaduct
Posted August 26, 2020, by Joel Bader (joenonac [at] hotmail [dot] com)

I recall our family using that bridge several times during the 1973-1974 years when we visited the Omaha area. If I am not mistaken, the truss spans were skewered in a northeast-southwest direction and there were two of them.