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BNSF - Seventh Avenue Overpass

Photos 

Wide view from west side of Latah valley.

Photo taken by Kyle Jarvis in May 2012

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BH Photo #339098

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Description 

71' x 2x27' + 2x52' deck plate girders. 6 degree curvature with 0.8% grade. 52' in height. Built to Cooper E65 standards.

Facts 

Overview
Deck plate girder bridge over Seventh Avenue on BNSF Lakeside Subdivision
Location
Spokane, Spokane County, Washington
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1954 for Northern Pacific Railway. To Burlington Northern in 1970 merger. To BNSF in 1996 merger. A number of bridges had previously existed here, dating back to 1881.
Railroads
- BNSF Railway (BNSF)
- Burlington Northern Railroad (BN)
- Northern Pacific Railroad (NP)
Design
Deck plate girder on steel trestle towers.
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 71.0 ft.
Total length: 230.0 ft.
Also called
Br1.4A&B
Approximate latitude, longitude
+47.64910, -117.44401   (decimal degrees)
47°38'57" N, 117°26'38" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
11/466654/5277395 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 69572 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • March 8, 2017: New photo from Kyle Jarvis
  • October 8, 2015: Added by Kyle Jarvis

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