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Virgil Gilman Trail IL 56 Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Steve Conro in January 2012

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BH Photo #223025

Map 

Description 

While not historical its quite an impressive bridge for a bike trail

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over IL 56 on Virgil Gilman NatureTrail (former RR grade)
Location
Aurora, Kane County, Illinois
Status
Open to pedestrians
History
Built 2006
Design
Modern bowstring through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 200.0 ft.
Total length: 800.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.77306, -88.41293   (decimal degrees)
41°46'23" N, 88°24'47" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/382568/4625544 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Sugar Grove
Inventory number
BH 50865 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 8, 2012: Added by Steve Conro

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Comments 

Virgil GIlman Trail IL 56 Bridge
Posted January 17, 2012, by Anonymous

This one has a very pretty blue paint job. Too bad it is MODERNE/NON HISTORIQUE!