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NS - Conneaut Creek Viaduct

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Photo taken by Todd Dillon

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Description 

Originally built with a deck truss main span, later replaced with a plate girder.

Facts 

Overview
Deck plate girder bridge over Conneaut Creek on Norfolk Southern Railway
Location
Conneaut, Ashtabula County, Ohio
Status
Open to traffic
Future prospects
Replacement plans in progress. To be replaced 2023.
History
Built 1940
Builders
- American Bridge Co. of New York
- Ferro Construction Co. of Chicago, Illinois
Railroads
- New York, Chicago, & St. Louis Railroad (NKP)
- Norfolk Southern Railway (NS)
Design
Deck plate girder trestle. Originally built with one 120' deck truss span, 13 60' deck plate girder spans, and 14 30' deck plate girder spans.
Dimensions
Total length: 1,320.0 ft.
Also called
NKP - Conneaut Creek Viaduct
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.94709, -80.54857   (decimal degrees)
41°56'50" N, 80°32'55" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/537417/4644000 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Conneaut
Inventory number
BH 62983 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 20, 2022: Updated by Paul Plassman: Added dimensions and noted that bridge will be replaced next year
  • December 16, 2021: Updated by John Marvig: Added build date, builder and removed deck truss design
  • September 14, 2014: Added by Luke

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Comments 

NS - Conneaut Creek Viaduct
Posted January 20, 2022, by Paul Plassman

Per this article, this bridge is to be replaced next year.

https://www.starbeacon.com/news/local_news/conneaut-approves...