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Toledo Norfolk Southern Railroad Bridge

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Toledo Norfolk Southern Railroad Bridge

Primary Photographer(s): Nathan Holth and Rick McOmber

Bridge Documented: July 4, 2006, November 21, 2008
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Key Facts

Facility Carried / Feature Intersected
Railroad (Norfolk Southern) Over Maumee River
Toledo: Lucas County, Ohio
Structure Type
Metal Rivet-Connected Double-Intersection Warren Through Truss, Movable: Swing (Center Pier) and Approach Spans: Metal Rivet-Connected Double-Intersection Warren Through Truss, Fixed
Construction Date and Builder / Engineer
By Builder/Contractor: Unknown

Technical Facts

Rehabilitation Date
Not Available or Not Applicable
Main Span Length
Not Available
Structure Length
Not Available
Roadway Width
Not Available
1 Main Span(s) and 3 Approach Span(s)
NBI Number
Not Applicable

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There are a lot of railroad bridges crossing the Maumee River in Toledo, considering the size of the river. This is the railroad swing bridge just south of the Anthony Wayne Bridge. It carries a rail-line that serves CSX, Norfolk Southern, and Amtrak. This particular bridge is noted for an unusual modified double-intersection Warren truss configuration, present in both the swing span and the fixed approach spans.


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