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UP - Wilson Avenue Bridge

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UP Wilson Avenue Bridge

Under Bridge, Replacement on right

Photo taken by John Marvig in July 2015

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BH Photo #335395

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Facts 

Overview
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Wilson Avenue on Union Pacific Railroad
Location
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois
Status
Open to traffic
Future prospects
To Be Replaced by 2020
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
Length of largest span: 40.0 ft.
Total length: 81.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.96516, -87.67438   (decimal degrees)
41°57'55" N, 87°40'28" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/444118/4646128 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Chicago Loop
Inventory number
BH 68869 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • August 14, 2015: New photos from John Marvig
  • August 13, 2015: Added by John Marvig

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