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UP - Des Plaines River Bridge

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Facts 

Overview
Deck plate girder bridge over Des Plaines River on UPRR (Former C&NW)
Location
Des Plaines, Cook County, Illinois
Status
Open to traffic
Railroads
- Chicago & North Western Railway (CNW)
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
Deck plate girder
Dimensions
Total length: 320.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.05258, -87.88178   (decimal degrees)
42°03'09" N, 87°52'54" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/427032/4655990 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Arlington Heights
Inventory number
BH 51429 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • February 27, 2012: Updated by Daniel Hopkins: Added category "Railroad"
  • February 24, 2012: Updated by Steve Conro: Added category "Chicago & North Western Railway"

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