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RI - 6th Avenue Overpass

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View of Overpass Looking East

Photo taken by Rick Mattioni in April 2009

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BH Photo #139344

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Pony/through plate girder bridge over W. 6th Ave. (Old US 66) on abandoned Rock Island Railroad in Amarillo.
Location
Amarillo, Potter County, Texas
Status
Closed to all traffic
History
Built 1937
Builder
- Virginia Bridge & Iron Co. of Roanoke, Virginia [also known as Virginia Bridge Co.]
Railroads
- Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad (RI; CRIP; ROCK)
- Choctaw, Oklahoma & Gulf Railroad (CO&G)
Design
Pony/through plate girder railroad overpass.
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 100.1 ft.
Total length: 145.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+35.21013, -101.85498   (decimal degrees)
35°12'36" N, 101°51'18" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/240109/3900081 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Amarillo East
Elevation
3650 ft. above sea level
Inventory numbers
TXNBI 041880009005018 (Texas bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 42473 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Average daily traffic (as of 2005)
9,690

Update Log 

  • December 20, 2014: Updated by Luke: Edited info
  • August 9, 2014: New Street View added by Luke
  • April 28, 2009: Added by Rick Mattioni

Sources 

  • Rick Mattioni
  • Luke