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CTA Purple Line - Simpson Street Bridge

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Purple Line Simpson Street Bridge

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Photo taken by John Marvig in July 2018

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BH Photo #431928

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Overview
Slab bridge over Simpson Street on CTA Purple Line
Location
Evanston, Cook County, Illinois
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1908
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
Slab
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 25.0 ft.
Total length: 50.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.05573, -87.68366   (decimal degrees)
42°03'21" N, 87°41'01" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/443429/4656190 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 82309 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • July 18, 2018: Added by John Marvig

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