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UP - US79 Business Overpass

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U.S. 79 Business M. K. & T. Railroad Underpass

Photo taken by Larry D. Moore in August 2018

License: Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike (CC BY-SA)

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BH Photo #433807

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Overview
Bridge over US 79 Business on Union Pacific Railroad (Nee Missouri-Kansas-Texas Railway)
Location
Taylor, Williamson County, Texas
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1939
Builder
- L. H. Lacy Co. of Dallas, Texas
Railroads
- Missouri-Kansas-Texas Railroad (MKT)
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 53.2 ft.
Total length: 137.1 ft.
Also called
MKT - US79 Overpass
M. K. & T. R. R. Underpass
Approximate latitude, longitude
+30.57122, -97.40326   (decimal degrees)
30°34'16" N, 97°24'12" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/653121/3383169 (zone/easting/northing)
Elevation
540 ft. above sea level
Inventory numbers
TXNBI 142460020404050 (Texas bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 81738 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • August 28, 2018: Updated by Larry D. Moore: Add builder and alt. name
  • June 1, 2018: New Street View added by David Backlin

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