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NCRC - Elkhorn River Bridge

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File:Norfolk NCRC Elkhorn bridge damaged 1.JPG

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Description 

Collapsed during flood, killing a railroad worker who was inspecting the bridge with two other workers.

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over Elkhorn River on Nebraska Central Railroad
Location
Madison County, Nebraska
Status
Repaired in July 2010 after center pier collapsed in a June flood.
History
Built 1918, Collapsed during flooding in June 2010; Rebuilt July 2010
Builder
- American Bridge Co. of New York
Design
Pratt through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.00428, -97.44337   (decimal degrees)
42°00'15" N, 97°26'36" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/628909/4651423 (zone/easting/northing)
USGS topographic map
Norfolk
Inventory number
BH 49046 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • March 15, 2014: Updated by Tony Dillon: Took out the LOST status
  • March 15, 2014: Updated by Luke Harden: Added builder based on bridge of same design on the line & build date from portal.
  • February 19, 2014: Photo imported by Dave King
  • July 5, 2011: Added by Luke Harden

Sources 

  • Luke Harden - lukemh9 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com

Comments 

Elkhorn River Bridge
Posted March 15, 2014, by scott dietz (sdietz42 [at] yahoo [dot] com)

This bridge was rebuilt and is still being used.