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UP - Des Plaines River Bridge

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Overview
Two Track Pony/through plate girder bridge over Des Plaines River & Campground Rd on Union Pacific Railroad
Location
Des Plaines, Cook County, Illinois
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1910; Piers widened and spans added 1929
Builder
- American Bridge Co. of New York
Railroads
- Chicago & North Western Railway (CNW)
- Commuter Rail
- Metra (METX)
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
Pony plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 85.0 ft.
Total length: 285.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.03892, -87.88273   (decimal degrees)
42°02'20" N, 87°52'58" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/426938/4654474 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Arlington Heights
Inventory number
BH 51390 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • August 13, 2015: New Street View added by John Marvig
  • February 22, 2012: Updated by Steve Conro: Added categories "Skewed", "Chicago & North Western Railway"

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