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BNSF - West Bureau Creek Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Steve Conro in December 2011

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BH Photo #221919

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Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Deck truss bridge over W Bureau Crk &1500 E Street on BNSF RR near Wyanet
Location
Bureau County, Illinois
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1899 by the Lassig Bridge and Iron Works; Replaced 2014
Builder
- Lassig Bridge & Iron Works of Chicago, Illinois
Railroads
- BNSF Railway (BNSF)
- Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad (CBQ)
Design
7 spans total. Deck truss main span with 3 combination deck plate/stringer approach spans on each end.
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 123.0 ft.
Total length: 320.9 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.36879, -89.57085   (decimal degrees)
41°22'08" N, 89°34'15" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/284987/4582887 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Wyanet
Inventory numbers
IL 006-9934 (Illinois bridge number)
BH 49853 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Average daily traffic (as of 2007)
50

Update Log 

  • March 19, 2015: Updated by Luke: Replaced
  • May 26, 2014: Updated by Luke Harden: Doomed, if not already replaced
  • November 27, 2013: New Street View added by Brent Tindall
  • July 8, 2012: New photos from Steve Conro
  • March 26, 2012: Updated by Daniel Hopkins: Added category "Railroad"
  • March 21, 2012: Updated by Steve Conro: Added categories "Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway", "Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad"
  • December 17, 2011: Updated by Steve Conro: Name, design, pictures
  • October 17, 2011: Added by J.P.

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