This is a very unusual bridge. It carries a railroad line over a four lane highway at a heavy skew. However, the bridge itself is not skewed in the traditional sense. There seems to have been a challenge with building this bridge. Apparently, the railroad either did not know how or did not want to span the wide, four lane road in a single span, which would be a fairly long span given the skew of the crossing. However, if the bridge were built as a traditional skewed bridge, the pier would be at an angle and would obstruct the highway lanes. This bridge is apparently how the railroad built the bridge as a two span skewed crossing but with a pier that is not skewed. From an aerial perspective, the bridge deck looks like two rectangles connected by a parallelogram in the middle. In this design, there is a lot of wasted, unused deck area, located in the corners of the two rectangles. Structurally, the superstructure is composed of concrete encased stringers or multi-girders.
The bridge has a fair amount of architectural detailing on the railings and fascia of the superstructure.
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