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Bloomingdale Trail - Milwaukee Avenue Overpass

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Bloomingdale Trail Overpass

View of the south side

Photo taken by Dave King on October 15, 2015

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BH Photo #339442

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    Description 

    Formerly was a 4 span through girder. Arch structure added in 2015 to support the girders, as the piers were removed. Girders were bolted together to create one "single span".

    Facts 

    Overview
    Through Girder bridge over N. Milwaukee Avenue on Bloomingdale Line Trail
    Location
    Chicago, Cook County, Illinois
    Status
    Open to pedestrians only
    History
    Built 1913, Modified 2015
    Railroads
    - Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific Railroad (MILW; CMStP&P; CMStP)
    - Rail-to-trail
    - Soo Line Railroad (SOO)
    Design
    Pony plate girder
    Dimensions
    Span length: 100.0 ft.
    Total length: 100.0 ft.
    Approximate latitude, longitude
    +41.91405, -87.68308   (decimal degrees)
    41°54'51" N, 87°40'59" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
    Approximate UTM coordinates
    16/443352/4640459 (zone/easting/northing)
    Quadrangle map:
    Chicago Loop
    Inventory number
    BH 69645 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

    Update Log 

    • July 18, 2018: New photos from John Marvig
    • December 5, 2015: Updated by John Marvig: Added information
    • October 16, 2015: Added by Dave King

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