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CTA Yellow Line - North Shore Channel Bridge

Photo 

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

License: Public domain: Released by author

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BH Photo #384292

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Description 

Bridge features a deck truss over the river, and a pony truss over a former C&NW Rail Line, plus deck girders for the remaining length

Facts 

Overview
Warren deck truss bridge over North Shore Channel on Chicago Transit Authority (formerly Chicago North Shore & Milwaukee)
Location
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1925
Railroads
- Chicago Transit Authority (CTA)
- Chicago, North Shore & Milwaukee Railroad (CNSM)
- Interurban
- Rapid Transit
Design
Double-intersection Warren deck truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 130.0 ft.
Total length: 835.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.02266, -87.71019   (decimal degrees)
42°01'22" N, 87°42'37" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/441204/4652535 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Evanston
Inventory number
BH 51105 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • March 24, 2017: New photo from Luke
  • January 19, 2015: Updated by John Marvig: Added information
  • January 27, 2012: Added by Frank Hicks

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