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UP - Colorado River Bridge (Austin)

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UP-Colorado River Bridge

Looking NW from 1st Street Bridge

Photo taken by Royce and Bobette Haley in April 2014

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BH Photo #294480

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Facts 

Overview
1902 Pony plate girder bridge over Colorado River/Cesar Chavez St on UP RR
Location
Austin, Travis County, Texas
Status
Open to traffic
History
13-1902 Pony plate girders
Railroads
- Missouri Pacific Railroad (MP; MoPac)
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
Pony plate girder with floor system
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 101.1 ft.
Total length: 1,333.1 ft.
Deck width: 15.0 ft.
Also called
UP - Cesar Chavez Street Overpass
UP - Riverside Drive Overpass
MoPac - Colorado River Bridge (Austin)
MoPac - Cesar Chavez Street Overpass
MoPac - Riverside Drive Overpass
Approximate latitude, longitude
+30.26506, -97.75452   (decimal degrees)
30°15'54" N, 97°45'16" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/619808/3348812 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory numbers
142270011312089
142270B01260001
BH 63045 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • September 18, 2014: New Street View added by Royce and Bobette Haley

Sources 

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