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Metrolink - North Skinker Boulevard Overpass

Photos 

The east face

Photo taken by Mark Dellbringge in August 2010

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BH Photo #173141

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Deck girder bridge over N. Skinker Blvd. on the MetroLink
Location
St. Louis, Missouri
Status
Open to two tracks of MetroLink light rail service
History
Bridge completed 1942; total cost $400,000, paid for by federal funds
Railroads
- MetroLink (BSDA)
- Rapid Transit
- Wabash Railroad (WAB)
Design
Steel deck girder with Art Deco styled abutments and pier
Also called
Wabash Railroad Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.66104, -90.29694   (decimal degrees)
38°39'40" N, 90°17'49" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/735194/4282630 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Clayton
Inventory number
BH 44411 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Built 1942 (260)
Built during 1940s (4,136)
Deck girder (5,993)
Girder (10,650)
Have street view (27,557)
MetroLink (17)
Missouri (6,333)
Open (40,204)
Railroad (16,012)
Rapid Transit (113)
St. Louis, Missouri (152)
Wabash Railroad (585)

Update Log 

  • November 8, 2014: Updated by James Holzmeier: Added photo and build date
  • February 25, 2011: New photos from Mark Dellbringge
  • August 22, 2010: New photo from Mark Dellbringge
  • March 12, 2010: Added by James Baughn

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