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BNSF - I-5 Overpass (NB)

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BNSF-IH5 Overpass (NB)

Northbound

Photo taken by Royce and Bobette Haley in August 2014

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BH Photo #306451

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Description 

Information from NPRHA.org Online Collection

Facts 

Overview
Deck plate girder bridge over Interstate 5 Northbound on BNSF Railway
Location
Pierce County, Washington
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1936
Railroads
- BNSF Railway (BNSF)
- Northern Pacific Railroad (NP)
Design
Pony plate girder
Dimensions
Total length: 204.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+47.07667, -122.69092   (decimal degrees)
47°04'36" N, 122°41'27" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
10/523464/5213730 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Nisqually
Inventory numbers
0002108A0000000
BH 63795 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

BNSF Railway (1,506)
Built 1936 (1,157)
Built during 1930s (11,746)
Deck girder (5,742)
Girder (10,231)
Interstate 5 (40)
Northern Pacific Railroad (387)
Open (39,882)
Owned by railroad (12,414)
Pierce County, Washington (113)
Plate girder (7,920)
Railroad (15,410)
Total length 175-250 feet (4,264)
Washington (1,314)

Update Log 

  • January 29, 2020: Updated by John Marvig: Added information from NP bridge records
  • October 29, 2014: New photos from Royce and Bobette Haley
  • October 28, 2014: Added by Royce and Bobette Haley

Sources 

  • Royce and Bobette Haley - roycehaley111 [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • John Marvig - marvigj27 [at] gmail [dot] com