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Conrail - College Street Overpass

Photo 

Public Domain: Published Prior to 1923

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BH Photo #364346

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Closed-spandrel arch bridge over College Street on Conrail (former Penn Central/PRR)
Location
Piqua, Miami County, Ohio
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
Future prospects
Replaced by rail-trail overpass
History
Built 1913; Line abandoned ca. 1985; Replaced by MOB ca. 2001
Builders
- Hezlep Sinclair Co. of Cleveland, Ohio
- McKelvy-Hine Co. of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Railroads
- Conrail (CR)
- Penn Central Railroad (PC)
- Pennsylvania Railroad (PRR)
Design
Closed-spandrel concrete arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 34.1 ft.
Total length: 96.1 ft.
Also called
PRR - College Street Overpass
PC - College Street Overpass
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.14650, -84.24909   (decimal degrees)
40°08'47" N, 84°14'57" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/734329/4447646 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Piqua East
Inventory numbers
ODOT 5500060 (Ohio Dept. of Transportation structure file number)
BH 65146 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • September 14, 2016: Updated by Luke: Added builders + historical image
  • December 29, 2014: Added by Alexander D. Mitchell IV

Sources 

  • Alexander D. Mitchell IV
  • Luke