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NS - Gervais Street Overpass

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Gervais Street Bridge

Photo taken by Joseph Hinson

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BH Photo #243764

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Description 

Built by Southern Railway, now Norfolk Southern. It appears the road was purposefully built not to cross the railroad at grade.

Facts 

Overview
Steel stringer bridge over Gervais Street on Railroad
Location
Columbia, Richland County, South Carolina
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1956
Railroads
- Norfolk Southern Railway (NS)
- Southern Railway (SOU)
Design
Steel stringer
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 88.9 ft.
Total length: 147.0 ft.
Also called
SOU - Gervais Street Overpass
Approximate latitude, longitude
+34.00528, -81.02056   (decimal degrees)
34°00'19" N, 81°01'14" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/498101/3762741 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Columbia North
Inventory numbers
SC 4020000100190 (South Carolina bridge number)
BH 54667 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • December 30, 2019: New photo from Geoff Hubbs
  • November 29, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: Added categories "Railroad", "Southern Railway", "Norfolk Southern Railway"
  • November 29, 2012: Added by Joseph Hinson

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