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BNSF - Ralston Trail Overpass

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Ralston Rail Crossing

Overview. Box culvert was built 2004, and this bridge may be in danger. The trail below is a former Omaha Road line.

Photo taken by John Marvig in November 2020

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BH Photo #490691

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Description 

Possibly a candidate to be filled, considering the already built box culvert underneath..

Facts 

Overview
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Ralston Trail (former Missouri Pacific Railroad) on BNSF Railway
Location
Ralston, Douglas County, Nebraska
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1904; Box culvert built underneath 2004
Builder
- McClintic-Marshall Co. of Chicago, Illinois & Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Railroads
- BNSF Railway (BNSF)
- Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad (CBQ)
Design
Pony plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 61.0 ft.
Total length: 189.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.19915, -96.02645   (decimal degrees)
41°11'57" N, 96°01'35" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/749340/4565128 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 91314 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • February 21, 2021: New photos from John Marvig
  • November 30, 2020: Added by John Marvig

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