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NS - Springfield Street Overpass

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Springfield St Underpass

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Description 

Completed in 1922 as underpass for Ohio Electric and Springfield Pike under Big Four & Erie Railroad, 0.25 of a mile west of Huffman Dam. Now passes over four vehicle lanes of Springfield St.

Facts 

Overview
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Springfield St on Norfolk Southern Railway
Location
Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Greene County, Ohio
Status
Open to traffic
History
Completed in 1922 folowing rerout of rail road for Huffman Dam
Builder
- Walsh Construction Co. of Davenport, Iowa
Railroads
- Cleveland, Cincinnati, Chicago & St. Louis Railway (CCC&StL; Big 4)
- Erie Railroad (ERIE)
- Interurban
- New York Central Railroad (NYC)
- Norfolk Southern Railway (NS)
- Ohio Electric Railway (OE)
Design
Pony/through plate girder
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.79399, -84.09590   (decimal degrees)
39°47'38" N, 84°05'45" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/748656/4408927 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Fairborn
Inventory number
BH 46469 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • July 9, 2014: New Street View added by Luke Harden
  • October 11, 2010: Added by Eric Root

Sources 

  • Eric Root - ejort [at] att [dot] net
  • Luke

Comments 

Springfield St Railroad Underpass
Posted July 12, 2013, by Brian Benton (the1benton [at] yahoo [dot] com)

I drive under this bridge weekly as my workplace is on Springfield St. The bridge was renovated in the spring of 2013 with the road underneath narrowed to two lanes. A bike path now also travels underneath