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IR - Fox River Bridge (Boulder Hill)

Photos 

Photo taken by Steve Conro in November 2011

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BH Photo #219755

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Steel stringer bridge over IL 25 & Fox River on Illinois Railway
Location
Boulder Hilll, Kendall County, Illinois
History
Built 1903, Approach added 1938
Builders
- American Bridge Co. of New York
- King Bridge Co. of Cleveland, Ohio
Railroads
- Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad (CBQ)
- Illinois Railway (IR)
Design
Steel Deck Plate Girder with new concrete approaches. Remains of old timber approaches
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 80.0 ft.
Total length: 430.0 ft.
Also called
IR IL25 Overpass
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.71545, -88.34913   (decimal degrees)
41°42'56" N, 88°20'57" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/387770/4619062 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Aurora South
Inventory numbers
IL 047-0040 (Illinois bridge number)
BH 49936 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • August 18, 2015: New photos from John Marvig
  • August 1, 2015: Updated by John Marvig: Added information
  • November 6, 2011: Updated by Steve Conro: Photos
  • October 27, 2011: Updated by Daniel Hopkins: Added street view
  • October 26, 2011: Added by Steve Conro

Sources 

  • Steve Conro - sconro [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Daniel Hopkins - chimera [at] clovermail [dot] net
  • John Marvig - marvigj27 [at] gmail [dot] com