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South Shore - Torrence Avenue Overpass

Photo 

Photo taken by MP36er

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BH Photo #285423

Map 

Description 

Modern through truss overpass built in 2012 as part of the Chicago Region Environmental & Transportation Efficiency (CREATE) Program replaced a pony plate girder viaduct.

Facts 

Overview
Modern polygonal Warren through truss bridge over Torrence Avenue on Chicago. South Shore. & South Bend Railroad
Location
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 2012
Builders
- Benesch of Chicago, Illinois (Engineer)
- PDM Bridge of Eau Claire, Wisconsin
Railroads
- Chicago, South Shore, & South Bend Railroad (CSS)
- Commuter Rail
- Interurban
- Norfolk Southern Railway (NS)
- Northern Indiana Commuter Transportation District (NICTD)
Design
Modern polygonal Warren through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.65770, -87.55892   (decimal degrees)
41°39'28" N, 87°33'32" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/453464/4611923 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Lake Calumet
Inventory number
BH 61321 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • September 18, 2014: Updated by Luke: Added engineer
  • June 15, 2014: Photo imported by Luke Harden
  • June 11, 2014: Added by Luke Harden

Sources 

  • Luke