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UP - St. Mary's Street Underpass (S)

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UP(MKT)-over Underpass Rd

Looking SE

Photo taken by Royce and Bobette Haley in July 2014

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BH Photo #289608

Map 

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Facts 

Overview
Pony plate girder w/floorbeam system bridge over St. Mary's Street on UP (MKT) Railroad
Location
San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas
Status
Abandoned
History
Built 1936 for MKT (Katy) railroad
Builders
- Central Bitulithic Construction Co. of Detroit, Michigan (contractors)
- Gibb Gilchrist of Wills Point, Texas (engineer)
Railroads
- Missouri-Kansas-Texas Railroad (MKT)
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
Steel Stringer
Dimensions
Span length: 47.9 ft.
Total length: 47.9 ft.
Deck width: 20.0 ft.
Skew angle
10 degrees
Also called
MKT Overpass
Approximate latitude, longitude
+29.40250, -98.48618   (decimal degrees)
29°24'09" N, 98°29'10" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/549851/3252690 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
San Antonio East
Inventory numbers
TXNBI 150150B30135001 (Texas bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 61992 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Average daily traffic (as of 2005)
9,410

Update Log 

  • August 4, 2014: New photos from Royce and Bobette Haley
  • July 29, 2014: Updated by Luke: Added category "Missouri-Kansas-Texas Railroad" (I missed a crossover on the map)
  • July 29, 2014: Updated by Royce and Bobette Haley: changed to south
  • July 26, 2014: Updated by Royce and Bobette Haley: Changed road name-St. Mary's is incorrect

Sources 

  • Royce and Bobette Haley - roycehaley111 [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Luke