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CTA Purple Line - North Shore Channel Bridge

Photo 

Photo taken by Roger Puta; Uploaded to Flickr by Marty Bernard

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BH Photo #352484

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Warren through truss with all verticals bridge over North Shore Channel on Chicago Transit Authority
Location
Evanston, Cook County, Illinois
Status
Open to traffic
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
Warren through truss with all verticals
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 175.0 ft.
Total length: 425.0 ft.
Also called
CTA - Evanston Line Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.06556, -87.68665   (decimal degrees)
42°03'56" N, 87°41'12" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/443191/4657282 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Evanston
Inventory number
BH 51104 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • April 25, 2016: New photo from Luke
  • December 20, 2014: Updated by John Marvig: Added information
  • October 8, 2013: New Street View added by J.P.
  • January 27, 2012: Added by Frank Hicks

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