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UP - Westleigh Road Overpass

Photos 

Photo taken by Steve Conro in February 2012

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BH Photo #224560

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Girder bridge over Westleigh Road on UPRR (Former C&NW)
Location
Lake Forest, Lake County, Illinois
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1942
Builder
- American Bridge Co. of New York
Railroads
- Chicago & North Western Railway (CNW)
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
Girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 53.2 ft.
Total length: 104.0 ft.
Also called
CNW - Westleigh Road Overpass
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.23229, -87.83221   (decimal degrees)
42°13'56" N, 87°49'56" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/431329/4675903 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Highland Park
Inventory numbers
IL 049-0109 (Illinois bridge number)
BH 51191 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • February 5, 2020: New Street View added by Geoff Hubbs
  • August 3, 2013: Updated by Luke Harden: Added category "Union Pacific Railroad"
  • February 6, 2012: Updated by Daniel Hopkins: Added category "Railroad"
  • February 4, 2012: Updated by Steve Conro: Added category "Chicago & North Western Railway"

Sources 

  • Steve Conro - sconro [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Geoff Hubbs