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BNSF - Orchard Road Overpasses

Photos 

Photo taken by Steve Conro in January 2012

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BH Photo #222849

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Street View 

Description 

Twin Bridges. One (north) was built as bypass to reconstruct the other main bridge (south)when the road below was widened. North bridge has track laid but is currently not in use.

Facts 

Overview
Deck plate girder bridge over Orchard Road on BNSF RR
Location
Aurora, Kane County, Illinois
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 2001
Railroad
- BNSF Railway (BNSF)
Design
Deck plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 49.2 ft.
Total length: 147.6 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.75061, -88.37573   (decimal degrees)
41°45'02" N, 88°22'33" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/385620/4623002 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Sugar Grove
Inventory numbers
IL 045-3152 (Illinois bridge number)
IL 045-3153 (Illinois bridge number)
BH 50822 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Aurora, Illinois (40)
BNSF Railway (1,248)
Built 2001 (62)
Built during 2000s (624)
Deck girder (5,047)
Girder (9,139)
Have street view (25,411)
Illinois (4,470)
Kane County, Illinois (113)
Modern (2,157)
Open (38,216)
Owned by railroad (11,101)
Plate girder (6,949)
Railroad (14,367)
Span length 25-50 feet (14,954)
Total length 125-175 feet (5,672)

Update Log 

  • July 17, 2014: New Street View added by Ralph Demars
  • October 18, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: Addded categories
  • January 5, 2012: Added by Steve Conro

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