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Fox River Bridge

Photos 

Baluster At South Railing

Photo taken for the Historic American Engineering Record

View photos at Library of Congress

BH Photo #313308

Map 

Description 

The Main Street Bridge is one of only two bridges which crosses the Fox River in Dundee Township. It is a contributing structure to the Dundee Township Historical District and is the only bridge of its style and engineering in the State of Illinois.

-- Historic American Engineering Record

Facts 

Overview
Lost Concrete tee beam bridge over Fox River on Ill Rte 72 (Main Street)
Location
Kane County, Illinois
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1918; Replaced 1996
Builder
- George N. Lamb of St. Charles, Illinois (Designer)
Design
Concrete tee beam
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 58.1 ft.
Total length: 240.2 ft.
Deck width: 40.0 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.09809, -88.27638   (decimal degrees)
42°05'53" N, 88°16'35" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/394454/4661455 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Elgin
Inventory numbers
IL 045-0013 (Illinois bridge number)
BH 65463 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 12, 2015: Added by Dave King

Sources 

  • Dave King - DKinghawkfan [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • HAER IL-128 - Main Street Bridge, Spanning Fox River at State Route 72, West Dundee, Kane County, IL