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UP - Nyssa Subway

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Nyssa Undercrossing

Photo taken by Michael Goff in September 2011

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BH Photo #215725

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Steel stringer bridge over U.S. 20 & 26 on Union Pacific Railroad
Location
Nyssa, Malheur County, Oregon
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1941
Builder
- Glenn S. Paxson of Salem, Oregon (Bridge Engineer)
Railroad
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
Steel stringer
Dimensions
Span length: 51.8 ft.
Total length: 51.8 ft.
Also called
UP -U.S. 20 &U.S. 26 Overpass
UP - Nyssa Overpass
UP - Nyssa Undercrossing
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.87667, -116.99139   (decimal degrees)
43°52'36" N, 116°59'29" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
11/500691/4858174 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Nyssa
Inventory numbers
OR 02480 (Oregon Dept. of Transportation structure number)
BH 49764 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of June 1999)
Overall condition: Good
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Categories 

Beam (13,399)
Built 1941 (429)
Built during 1940s (3,769)
Glenn S. Paxson (58)
Have street view (24,317)
Malheur County, Oregon (27)
Nyssa, Oregon (4)
Open (37,740)
Oregon (1,069)
Owned by railroad (10,647)
Railroad (13,999)
Span length 50-75 feet (9,272)
Steel stringer (5,269)
Total length 50-75 feet (8,727)
US 20 (76)
US 26 (19)
Union Pacific Railroad (2,102)

Update Log 

  • October 5, 2011: Added by Michael Goff

Sources 

  • Mike Goff - michael [dot] goff [at] hotmail [dot] com

Comments 

UP - Nyssa Subway - NAME
Posted February 24, 2014, by Mike Goff (michael [dot] goff [at] hotmail [dot] com)

Just to clear up this naming and renaming disagreement... Per the original plan sheets produced by the Oregon Highway Department.