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BNSF - Coal Creek Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Steve Conro in December 2011

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BH Photo #221999

Map 

Description 

Original pier and abutments still exist from old bridge

Facts 

Overview
Steel stringer bridge over Cole Creek & CR820E on BNSF RR
Location
Bureau County, Illinois
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1987
Builder
- Vierling Steel Works of Chicago, Illinois
Design
Steel stringer
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 32.2 ft.
Total length: 140.1 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.31415, -89.69987   (decimal degrees)
41°18'51" N, 89°41'60" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/274007/4577147 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Buda
Inventory numbers
IL 006-9933 (Illinois bridge number)
BH 50587 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Beam (13,556)
Built 1987 (68)
Built during 1980s (608)
Bureau County, Illinois (113)
Illinois (4,410)
Modern (2,004)
Open (37,871)
Owned by railroad (10,781)
Railroad (14,137)
Span length 25-50 feet (14,452)
Steel stringer (5,343)
Total length 125-175 feet (5,496)
Vierling Steel Works (12)

Update Log 

  • December 18, 2011: Added by Steve Conro

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