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BNSF - IH5 Overpass (SB)

Photo 

Photo of Amtrak derailment 12/18/2017

First up close images of scene coming from @wspd1pio Trooper Bova, this is heartbreaking to see. Our thoughts & prayers to everyone involved.

Pierce County Sheriff Dept. via twitter

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BH Photo #414019

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Interstate 5 Southbound Lanes on BNSF Railway
Location
Pierce County, Washington
Status
Closed to all traffic
History
Built 1936;
Railroads
- Amtrak (AMTK)
- Amtrak Cascades
- BNSF Railway (BNSF)
- Tacoma Rail (TMRW)
Design
Pony plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 90.9 ft.
Total length: 92.9 ft.
Also called
TRMW - IH5 Overpass (SB)
Approximate latitude, longitude
+47.08198, -122.67578   (decimal degrees)
47°04'55" N, 122°40'33" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
10/524611/5214324 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Nisqually
Inventory number
BH 79754 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • December 18, 2017: Photo imported by Roger Deschner
  • December 18, 2017: New Street View added by Luke

Sources 

  • Luke

Comments 

BNSF - IH5 Overpass (SB)
Posted December 18, 2017, by Luke