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Lockbourne Eastern Road Overpass

Photos 

Approaching from west

Photo taken by Paul Plassman in November 2016

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BH Photo #509603

Description 

One of an impressive collection of interesting overpasses/underpasses/bridges on the dual CSX/N&W rail line in between Columbus and Chillicothe.

Facts 

Overview
Pony/through girder bridge over CSX and Norfolk and Western rail lines on Lockbourne Eastern Road
Location
Pickaway County, Ohio
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1927; rehabilitated 2006
Railroads
- CSX Railroad (CSX)
- Norfolk & Western Railway (NW)
Design
Five-span through plate girder overpass over two major parallel rail lines.
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 76.1 ft.
Total length: 310.1 ft.
Deck width: 21.3 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.68370, -82.95599   (decimal degrees)
39°41'01" N, 82°57'22" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/332263/4394480 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory numbers
ODOT 6540112 (Ohio Dept. of Transportation structure file number)
BH 94675 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Built 1927 (892)
Built during 1920s (10,256)
CSX Railroad (1,763)
Girder (11,169)
Norfolk & Western Railway (636)
Ohio (4,179)
Open (40,968)
Owned by county (21,605)
Pickaway County, Ohio (42)
Railroad (16,454)
Span length 75-100 feet (6,651)
Through girder (4,189)
Total length 250-500 feet (5,506)

Update Log 

  • October 22, 2021: Updated by Luke: Added category "Norfolk & Western Railway"
  • October 10, 2021: Added by Paul Plassman

Sources 

  • Paul Plassman