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Robert McClory Bike Path - Westleigh Road Overpass

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Photo taken by Steve Conro in February 2012

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BH Photo #224565

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Girder bridge over Westleigh Road on Skokie Valley Bike Path (former North Shore Line RR)
Location
Lake Forest, Lake County, Illinois
Status
Open to pedestrians
History
Built 1941
Builder
- American Bridge Co. of New York
Railroads
- Chicago, North Shore & Milwaukee Railroad (CNSM)
- Interurban
- Rail-to-trail
Design
Girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 61.0 ft.
Total length: 125.3 ft.
Also called
Skokie Valley Bike Path - Westleigh Road Overpass
North Shore Line - Westleigh Road Overpass
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.23221, -87.83172   (decimal degrees)
42°13'56" N, 87°49'54" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/431369/4675894 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Highland Park
Inventory numbers
IL 049-9946 (Illinois bridge number)
BH 51192 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • February 7, 2012: Updated by Daniel Hopkins: Added category "Rail-to-trail"
  • February 6, 2012: Updated by Steve Conro: Added category "North Shore Line Railroad"
  • February 4, 2012: Added by Steve Conro

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