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UP - US 95 Overpass

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Fernley Nevada Underpass Bridge (1936)

Looking at the bridge from the south with a modern Lincoln Highway sign designating it as part of the original Lincoln Highway.

Photo taken by Mike Lynch

License: Released into public domain

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BH Photo #255419

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Description 

This undepass is a narrow point as you enter Fernley from I-80 from the west. The overpass has been hit a few times by high loads. Had a benchmark on the bridge, see pictures. On the Lincoln Highway Route and later US 40. Fernley was bypassed by I-80.

Facts 

Overview
Concrete deck girder bridge over West Main Street which is Hwys.US 40 & 95 and Nev. 427 on Union Pacific Railroad
Location
Fernley, Lyon County, Nevada
Status
Open to traffic
Railroads
- Southern Pacific Railroad (SP)
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
Concrete deck girder. steel girders on concrete abutements
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 29.9 ft.
Total length: 30.0 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 16.0 ft.
Also called
Fernley Overpass
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.61250, -119.26511   (decimal degrees)
39°36'45" N, 119°15'54" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
11/305552/4387200 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Fernley West
Inventory numbers
NDOT G-18 (Nevada Dept. of Transportation bridge number)
BH 56472 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Average daily traffic (as of 1989)
5,655

Update Log 

  • November 15, 2016: New Street View added by Dana and Kay Klein
  • November 29, 2013: New Street View added by Brent Tindall
  • June 4, 2013: Updated by Luke Harden: Merged NBI data.
  • June 4, 2013: Added by Mike Lynch

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