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BNSF - Los Angeles River Bridge

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Courtesy of the Internet Archive

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BH Photo #531143

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over Los Angeles River on BNSF Railroad
Location
Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1897; EB Deck plate girder build 1925; Western truss replaced sometime in the 1990s
Railroads
- Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway (ATSF)
- BNSF Railway (BNSF)
- Commuter Rail
- Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (LACM)
Design
WB Main: 2 149' Pratt through trusses (One replaced in the 1990s)
EB Main: 4 75' deck plate girders
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 160.0 ft.
Total length: 306.0 ft.
Deck width: 33.0 ft.
Also called
ATSF - Los Angeles River Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+34.01620, -118.22293   (decimal degrees)
34°00'58" N, 118°13'23" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
11/387083/3764626 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Los Angeles
Inventory number
BH 62802 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • May 11, 2022: New photo from Luke
  • June 28, 2018: Updated by Luke: Added build dates and dimensions
  • September 2, 2014: New Street View added by Royce and Bobette Haley

Sources 

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