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O'Hare Aircraft Overpass

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O'Hare Aircraft Overpass

View from the north

Photo taken by Dave King on October 15, 2015

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BH Photo #339551

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Pair of bridges over I-190, CTA Blue Line, Airport Transit System on O'Hare International Airport Taxiways
Location
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois
Status
Open to airplane traffic
History
Built 1967; second bridge built 1987
Railroad
- Chicago Transit Authority (CTA)
Design
Steel stringer
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 73.5 ft.
Total length: 282.8 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.97965, -87.89414   (decimal degrees)
41°58'47" N, 87°53'39" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/425925/4647903 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Elmhurst
Inventory number
BH 69688 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • March 19, 2022: Updated by Roger Deschner: Updated build dates; added 2nd parallel bridge; changed ownership to city
  • October 18, 2015: Added by Dave King

Sources 

  • Dave King - DKinghawkfan [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Roger Deschner - rogerdeschner [at] gmail [dot] com