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UP - Business US 271 Overpass

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South End

Photo taken by David Backlin in May 2008

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BH Photo #133554

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Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Steel stringer bridge over Bus US 271on St L And Sw Rr in Mt Pleasant
Location
Mt. Pleasant, Titus County, Texas
Status
Open to 2 lanes northbound traffic below and railroad above
History
Built 1931 by Virginia Bridge & Iron Company
Builder
- Virginia Bridge & Iron Co. of Roanoke, Virginia [also known as Virginia Bridge Co.]
Railroads
- Blacklands Railroad (BLR)
- St. Louis Southwestern Railway (SSW)
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
Steel stringer
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 78.1 ft.
Total length: 80.1 ft.
Also called
BLR - Business US 271 Overpass
Cotton Belt - Business US 271 Overpass
Approximate latitude, longitude
+33.15346, -94.96851   (decimal degrees)
33°09'12" N, 94°58'07" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/316413/3670025 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Mount Pleasant
Inventory numbers
TXNBI 192250022109045 (Texas bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 36659 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Average daily traffic (as of 2005)
19,560

Update Log 

  • May 31, 2016: New Street View added by David Backlin
  • February 16, 2009: New photos from David Backlin
  • May 29, 2008: Added by David Backlin

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