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UP - Melrose Street Bridge

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UP Melrose Street Bridge

Deterioration

Photo taken by John Marvig in July 2018

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BH Photo #431662

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Overview
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Melrose Avenue on Union Pacific Railroad
Location
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois
Status
Open to traffic
Future prospects
Scheduled for Replacement
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: 75.0 ft.
Total length: 75.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.94045, -87.67359   (decimal degrees)
41°56'26" N, 87°40'25" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/444162/4643384 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 82275 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • July 16, 2018: Added by John Marvig

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