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UP - Lawrence Avenue Bridge #2

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UP Lawrence Avenue Bridge #2

Looking South, from Metra station

Photo taken by John Marvig in July 2015

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BH Photo #335377

Facts 

Overview
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Lawrence Avenue on Union Pacific Railroad
Location
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1897; Replaced 2014-2020
Builder
- Lassig Bridge & Iron Works of Chicago, Illinois
Railroads
- Chicago & North Western Railway (CNW)
- Metra (METX)
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
Pony plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 40.0 ft.
Total length: 90.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.96885, -87.67437   (decimal degrees)
41°58'08" N, 87°40'28" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/444122/4646537 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Chicago Loop
Inventory number
BH 68867 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • June 5, 2021: Updated by John Marvig: Now replaced
  • August 14, 2015: New photos from John Marvig
  • August 13, 2015: Added by John Marvig

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