1st Ave. N, Railroad Bridge - Moorhead, MN
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member m&m O
N 46° 52.609 W 096° 46.375
14T E 669701 N 5193883
Quick Description: A railroad bridge crossing 1st Ave. N. in Moorhead.
Location: Minnesota, United States
Date Posted: 12/18/2019 1:09:18 AM
Waymark Code: WM11TN3
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member ScroogieII
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Long Description:
This Burlington Northern and Santa Fe Railway railroad bridge crosses 1st ave. N. just north of the Moorhead Center Mall. The bridge is just northwest of the curve that shift trains from traveling east or west to northwest or southeast, lining up the tracks to cross the Red River at a straighter section or river.

"Girder bridges are the simplest bridge type in structure and consist of steel beams shaped to an I-section or box section, called a plate girder bridge or a box girder bridge, respectively. Girder bridges are comprised of deck slabs, on which vehicles and people pass, and of main girders supporting the deck slabs." JFE Engineering

According to Minnesota Public Radio, more than 11,000 vehicals travel under this railroad bridge every day. (visit link)
Bridge Type: Girder

Bridge Usage: Railroad

Moving Bridge: This bridge is static (has no moving pieces)

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