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Wabash Railroad Bridge #234

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Description 

Replacement for earlier Bridge #234 53.0' T.P.G. design), which spanned the earlier, 2-lane US Hwy 40 just a bit to the north of this location

Facts 

Overview
Steel stringer bridge over I-70/US 40 on Wabash, later N&W, later NS Railway
Location
Montgomery County, Missouri
Status
Open to rail traffic
History
Original Hwy. 40 bridge at this location built 1924; replaced by this bridge 1955
Railroads
- Norfolk Southern Railway (NS)
- Wabash Railroad (WAB)
Design
Steel stringer bridge w/concrete deck and decorative concrete abutments
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 53.0 ft.
Total length: 190.6 ft.
Deck width: 13.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.86781, -91.34876   (decimal degrees)
38°52'04" N, 91°20'56" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/643253/4303402 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Jonesburg
Inventory number
BH 64197 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • December 14, 2014: Updated by James Holzmeier: Updated bridge dimensions and build date (per Wabash RR documents)
  • November 21, 2014: New Street View added by James Holzmeier

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