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Conrail - High Street Overpass

Photo 

Photo taken by Brian McKee in June 2009

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BH Photo #142352

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Closed-spandrel arch bridge on abandoned Conrail Railroad over OH 48 in Covington
Location
Covington, Miami County, Ohio
Status
Abandoned
History
Built ca. 1900; Abandoned 1983
Railroads
- Columbus, Piqua, & Indiana Railroad (CP&I)
- Conrail (CR)
- Penn Central Railroad (PC)
- Pennsylvania Railroad (PRR)
Design
Stone arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 109.9 ft.
Total length: 115.2 ft.
Also called
Conrail - OH 48 Overpass
PRR - High Street Overpass
PRR - OH 48 Overpass
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.12241, -84.35483   (decimal degrees)
40°07'21" N, 84°21'17" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/725401/4444698 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Pleasant Hill
Land survey
T. 6 N., R. 4 W., Sec. 9
Inventory numbers
ODOT 5501113 (Ohio Dept. of Transportation structure file number)
BH 28046 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Average daily traffic (as of 2006)
5,520

Update Log 

  • July 10, 2009: Updated by Joshua Collins: overview - it originally said (bridge 'over' penn central railroad 'on' OH 48), I changed it to (bridge 'on' penn central railroad 'over' OH 48).
  • July 9, 2009: New photo from Brian McKee

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