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UP - Old US 80 Overpass

Photos 

South Approach

Photo taken by David Backlin in September 2008

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BH Photo #134145

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Slab bridge over Old US 80 on Texas and Pacific RR in Abilene
Location
Abilene, Taylor County, Texas
Status
Open to traffic
Railroads
- Texas & Pacific Railway (T&P)
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
Slab
Also called
T&P - Old US 80 Overpass
Approximate latitude, longitude
+32.45628, -99.83262   (decimal degrees)
32°27'23" N, 99°49'57" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/421745/3591317 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Abilene West
Inventory number
BH 40000 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Abilene, Texas (2)
Bankhead Highway (25)
Built 1928 (1,030)
Built during 1920s (8,770)
Open (36,584)
Railroad (13,091)
Slab (1,526)
Taylor County, Texas (3)
Texas (2,235)
Texas & Pacific Railway (32)
US 80 (40)
Union Pacific Railroad (1,923)

Update Log 

  • February 26, 2009: Updated by David Backlin
  • February 25, 2009: New photos from David Backlin
  • February 24, 2009: Added by David Backlin

Sources 

Comments 

Old US 80 Bridge
Posted August 9, 2009, by jack (jackkav [at] sbcglobal [dot] net)

this was built in 1928