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UP - Foster Avenue Bridge #2

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UP Foster Avenue Bridge #2

Overview

Photo taken by John Marvig in July 2015

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BH Photo #335362

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Foster Avenue on Union Pacific Railroad
Location
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois
Status
Open to traffic
Future prospects
https://www.chicagotribune.com/business/transportation/ct-bi...
History
Built 1897
Builder
- Lassig Bridge & Iron Works of Chicago, Illinois
Railroads
- Chicago & North Western Railway (CNW)
- Metra (METX)
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
Pony plate girder
Dimensions
Span length: 70.0 ft.
Total length: 70.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.97616, -87.67455   (decimal degrees)
41°58'34" N, 87°40'28" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/444114/4647348 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Chicago Loop
Inventory number
BH 68865 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • August 8, 2019: Updated by Luke: Being replaced
  • August 14, 2015: New photos from John Marvig
  • August 13, 2015: Added by John Marvig

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