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Robert McClory Bike Path - US41 Overpass

Photo 

Photo taken by Steve Conro in February 2012

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BH Photo #224505

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pony/through plate girder bridge over US 41 (Skokie Hwy) on Skokie Valley Bike Path (former North Shore RR)
Location
Lake Forest, Lake County, Illinois
Status
Open to pedestrians
History
Built 1936
Builder
- American Bridge Co. of New York
Railroads
- Chicago, North Shore & Milwaukee Railroad (CNSM)
- Interurban
- Rail-to-trail
Design
Pony plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 60.0 ft.
Total length: 131.9 ft.
Also called
North Shore Line - US41 Overpass
Skokie Valley Bike Path - US41 Overpass
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.23803, -87.85933   (decimal degrees)
42°14'17" N, 87°51'34" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/429097/4676562 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Highland Park
Inventory numbers
IL 049-0116 (Illinois bridge number)
BH 51185 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • February 6, 2012: Updated by Steve Conro: Added category "North Shore Line Railroad"
  • February 6, 2012: Updated by Daniel Hopkins: Added category "Rail-to-trail"
  • February 4, 2012: Updated by Steve Conro: Added category "Rails to Trails"

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