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CTA Purple Line - Ridge Avenue Bridge

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Purple Line Ridge Avenue Bridge

Overview

Photo taken by John Marvig in July 2018

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BH Photo #431904

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Facts 

Overview
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Ridge Avenue/Lincoln Street on CTA Purple Line
Location
Evanston, Cook County, Illinois
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1931
Railroads
- Chicago Transit Authority (CTA)
- Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific Railroad (MILW; CMStP&P; CMStP)
- Chicago, North Shore & Milwaukee Railroad (CNSM)
- Interurban
- Rapid Transit
Design
Pony plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 120.0 ft.
Total length: 145.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.06182, -87.68447   (decimal degrees)
42°03'43" N, 87°41'04" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/443368/4656867 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 82307 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • July 18, 2018: Added by John Marvig

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