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BNSF - West Papillion Creek Bridge

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La Vista Rail Crossing

New trail underneath made this bridge much easier to access

Photo taken by John Marvig in November 2020

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BH Photo #490655

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Description 

Unusual through girder span may be older than rest of bridge

Facts 

Overview
Deck plate girder bridge over West Papillion Creek and West Papio Trail on BNSF Railway
Location
La Vista, Sarpy County, Nebraska
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1910, I-Beam spans added Ca. 1960
Builder
- American Bridge Co. of New York
Railroads
- BNSF Railway (BNSF)
- Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad (CBQ)
Design
From west to east:
1-30', 1-60', 1-55' Deck Plate Girder
1-40' Through Plate Girder
1-14', 1-25' I-Beam
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 60.0 ft.
Total length: 257.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.18204, -96.09241   (decimal degrees)
41°10'55" N, 96°05'33" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/743872/4563041 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 91313 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

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

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