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Re: Steepest overpasses
« Reply #25 on: September 19, 2016, 09:39:32 PM »

 I-95 Richmond, Va
https://goo.gl/maps/Ypm1FqfdnZD2

Pennsylvania Turnpike
https://goo.gl/maps/TvryNDVCvDm


I'm surprised no one posted any of the ones on the Penn Turnpike yet

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Re: Steepest overpasses
« Reply #26 on: September 24, 2016, 10:00:57 PM »

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Re: Steepest overpasses
« Reply #28 on: September 30, 2016, 02:02:27 PM »

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Re: Steepest overpasses
« Reply #29 on: October 18, 2016, 07:12:14 AM »

I got something for ya.

Here is one in Cape Girardeau
https://goo.gl/maps/wtLWytqowks

Here is the Highway Y overpass outside of Jackson
https://goo.gl/maps/hvTcZ8jirWD2

Here is a view from on top of the Y overpass
https://goo.gl/maps/TjMBhd5z5mC2

Here is an overpass in St Louis
https://goo.gl/maps/oyeSGPSGAsw

And this guy right here
https://goo.gl/maps/J5F8FxjCvn72
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Re: Steepest overpasses
« Reply #30 on: June 10, 2017, 02:32:42 PM »

I think this overpass is decently steep for Ontario (Moonstone Road over the 400)

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Re: Steepest overpasses
« Reply #33 on: June 27, 2018, 08:12:09 PM »

Drove under this one yesterday, Jackson St over US 50/US 63 in Jefferson City, MO: https://goo.gl/maps/i8Sfis2Zmvx

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Re: Steepest overpasses
« Reply #34 on: February 01, 2019, 04:24:03 AM »

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Re: Steepest overpasses
« Reply #35 on: February 06, 2019, 05:04:15 PM »

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Re: Steepest overpasses
« Reply #36 on: February 07, 2019, 01:06:55 AM »

^^
"Steep" in the OP refers to the rise in elevation of an overpass, between one edge of the freeway and the other, not the steepness of the ramp leading up to the overpass.
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Re: Steepest overpasses
« Reply #37 on: February 07, 2019, 10:40:46 AM »

The approach doesn't appear to be very steep either, anyway.
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Re: Steepest overpasses
« Reply #38 on: February 07, 2019, 11:08:10 AM »

I always found this one interesting:

https://goo.gl/maps/Wpu1VZ5pa5v

The angles of each bridge make it that you can see the pavement of the bridge above the roadway. Kind of weird!

There's a somewhat similar situation with US 2 over I-89 in Vermont: https://goo.gl/maps/dc4ZgM8LC2N2
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Re: Steepest overpasses
« Reply #39 on: February 07, 2019, 11:17:10 AM »

A lot of the bridges along the I-215 east belt and in the 80/215/Foothill interchange in Salt Lake are fairly steep, but I think this one wins: https://goo.gl/maps/ZK4fmYTBPDJ2 . Even from the bridge itself, you get a sense of how steep it is: https://goo.gl/maps/TxSxtho9uTM2

That's 4500 South (or 4430 South, depending on what sign you read, but people will look at you funny if you use 4430).
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on the road again just can't wait to get on the road again because Life is a Highway and i want to ride it all night long. if you're going my way i want to drive it all night long.

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Re: Steepest overpasses
« Reply #42 on: March 03, 2019, 11:40:27 PM »

Hey, danthecatrafficlightfan, you should consider reading other posts in the topic before posting. Especially the ones about what "steep" means.

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Re: Steepest overpasses
« Reply #44 on: March 04, 2019, 06:13:46 PM »

You guys should look from the other direction. The steepness is far more obvious: http://bit.ly/2XLUC6S

Judging by the lack of a clearance sign for northbound traffic, that side of the bridge must be at least a foot-and-a-half higher than the other side (which is 15', 5").

It's not the steepest on this thread, but it's steep for that area.
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Re: Steepest overpasses
« Reply #45 on: November 29, 2019, 12:53:17 AM »

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Re: Steepest overpasses
« Reply #46 on: December 01, 2019, 08:37:15 AM »

*Bigelow St over NY 17/I-81/86, Binghamton, NY
NY-17
https://maps.goo.gl/ye1ap8wpd8u8A6sBA
*McMane Ave over I-78, New Providence, NJ
I-78
https://maps.goo.gl/i3Ymuuq4ASUnhhqVA
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