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NS - Springfield Street Overpass

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Springfield St Underpass

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Description 

Completed in 1922 as underpass for Ohio Electric and Springfield Pike under Big Four & Erie Railroad, 0.25 of a mile west of Huffman Dam. Now passes over four vehicle lanes of Springfield St.

Facts 

Overview
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Springfield St on Norfolk Southern Railway
Location
Greene County, Ohio
Status
Open to traffic
History
Completed in 1922 folowing rerout of rail road for Huffman Dam
Builder
- Walsh Construction Co. of Davenport, Iowa
Railroads
- Cleveland, Cincinnati, Chicago & St. Louis Railway (CCC&StL; Big Four)
- Erie Railroad (ERIE)
- Interurban
- New York Central Railroad (NYC)
- Norfolk Southern Railway (NS)
- Ohio Electric Railway (OE)
Design
Pony/through plate girder
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.79399, -84.09590   (decimal degrees)
39°47'38" N, 84°05'45" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/748656/4408927 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Fairborn
Inventory number
BH 46469 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • July 9, 2014: New Street View added by Luke Harden
  • October 11, 2010: Added by Eric Root

Sources 

  • Eric Root - ejort [at] att [dot] net
  • Luke

Comments 

Springfield St Railroad Underpass
Posted July 12, 2013, by Brian Benton (the1benton [at] yahoo [dot] com)

I drive under this bridge weekly as my workplace is on Springfield St. The bridge was renovated in the spring of 2013 with the road underneath narrowed to two lanes. A bike path now also travels underneath