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IL17 Overpass

Photos 

South profile

unknown, 1990's

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BH Photo #226014

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Girder bridge over ICG Railroad tracks on Illinois Rt 17
Location
Kankakee, Kankakee County, Illinois
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Built 1911, rebuilt 1946 & 1973
Railroad
- Illinois Central Railroad (IC; ICG (1972-1988))
Design
Built up steel plate girder, three girder system--two fascia & one in center of structure
Dimensions
Span length: 64.0 ft.
Total length: 64.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.12064, -87.86556   (decimal degrees)
41°07'14" N, 87°51'56" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/427337/4552510 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Kankakee
Inventory number
BH 51443 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • May 12, 2015: New photo from Gene Smania
  • February 25, 2012: Added by Gene Smania