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OPPD - 3rd Street Overpass

Photos 

Photo taken by Bradley J. Grefe

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BH Photo #241468

Map 

Description 

Owned by Omaha Public Power District, but currently operated by Union Pacific.

Facts 

Overview
Pony/through plate girder bridge over 3rd Street/Union Pacific Railroad on Omaha Public Power District owned rail line
Location
Nebraska City, Otoe County, Nebraska
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1916; Approaches Replaced 1970
Builders
- American Bridge Co. of New York (Through Girder)
- Vierling Steel Works of Chicago, Illinois (Approaches)
Railroads
- BNSF Railway (BNSF)
- Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad (CBQ)
- Missouri Pacific Railroad (MP; MoPac)
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
Pony plate girder with steel stringer approaches
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 60.0 ft.
Total length: 152.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.67151, -95.84870   (decimal degrees)
40°40'17" N, 95°50'55" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/259219/4506195 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Nebraska City
Inventory number
BH 53927 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • October 13, 2019: New photos from John Marvig
  • October 10, 2019: Updated by John Marvig: Added information
  • October 15, 2012: Updated by John Marvig: Added dimensions
  • October 15, 2012: Added by Luke Harden

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