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Oakland-Merlin Overpass

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Oakland Merlin Overpass Substructure

Photo taken by Larry D. Moore in September 2016

License: Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike (CC BY-SA)

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BH Photo #364782

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Facts 

Overview
Steel stringer bridge over the Dallas Area Rapid Transit Railroad on Malcolm X Blvd (Formerly Oakland Ave.)
Location
Dallas, Dallas County, Texas
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built in 1937 under the direction of the Texas Highway Department and the United States Bureau of Public Roads.
Builder
- Uvalde Construction Co. of Dallas, Texas
Design
Steel stringer
Dimensions
Total length: 1,759.0 ft.
Deck width: 50.0 ft.
Also called
Gulf Coast and Sante Fe Railway Overpass
Approximate latitude, longitude
+32.77561, -96.77574   (decimal degrees)
32°46'32" N, 96°46'33" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/708327/3628601 (zone/easting/northing)
Elevation
460 ft. above sea level
Inventory number
BH 73719 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • September 18, 2016: New Street View added by Dana and Kay Klein
  • September 17, 2016: Added by Larry D. Moore

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