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KCSM - Texas-Mexico Railway Bridge

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Photo taken by AMAPO

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Overview
Pratt deck truss and Warren through truss bridge over Rio Grande on KCS/KCSM
Location
Laredo, Webb County, Texas
Status
Open to traffic
Railroads
- Kansas City Southern Railway (KCS)
- Kansas City Southern de México (KCSM)
- Texas Mexican Railway (TM)
Design
Pratt deck truss and Warren through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 184.0 ft.
Total length: 1,084.0 ft.
Deck width: 19.0 ft.
Also called
Laredo International Railway Bridge
KCS/KCSM Texas-Mexico Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+27.49847, -99.51621   (decimal degrees)
27°29'54" N, 99°30'58" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/449011/3041753 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Laredo West OE S
Inventory number
BH 59237 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • September 22, 2014: Updated by Royce and Bobette Haley: "crosses" changed design corrected pratt not warren deck
  • January 17, 2014: New Street View added by Luke Harden
  • January 16, 2014: Added by Luke Harden

Sources 

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