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Bloomingdale Trail - Western Avenue Overpass

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Bloomingdale Trail Western Avenue Overpass

Overview

Photo taken by John Marvig in July 2018

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BH Photo #431949

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Street View 

Description 

Also has modern steel stringer approaches

Facts 

Overview
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Western Avenue on Bloomingdale Line Park
Location
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois
Status
Open to pedestrians only
History
Built 1899 at Ashland Avenue; Installed here April 29, 2014
Builder
- Lassig Bridge & Iron Works of Chicago, Illinois
Railroads
- Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific Railroad (MILW)
- Soo Line Railroad (SOO)
Design
Pony plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 72.0 ft.
Total length: 167.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.91388, -87.68739   (decimal degrees)
41°54'50" N, 87°41'15" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/442995/4640442 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Chicago Loop
Inventory number
BH 65561 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • July 18, 2018: New photos from John Marvig
  • January 17, 2015: New Street View added by Luke

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