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CN - Commonwealth Avenue Overpass

Photos 

Photo taken by Steve Conro in February 2012

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BH Photo #224777

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Commonwealth Ave on Canadian National Railway
Location
North Chicago, Lake County, Illinois
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1905
Railroads
- Canadian National Railway (CN)
- Elgin, Joliet & Eastern Railway (EJE)
Design
Pony plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 45.0 ft.
Total length: 85.0 ft.
Also called
EJ&E - Commonwealth Avenue Overpass
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.32195, -87.84668   (decimal degrees)
42°19'19" N, 87°50'48" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/430233/4685869 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Waukegan
Land survey
T. 44 N., R. 12 E., Sec. 5
Inventory number
BH 51206 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • February 25, 2018: New Street View added by Dana and Kay Klein
  • August 21, 2015: New photos from John Marvig
  • February 6, 2012: Updated by Steve Conro: Added categories "Skewed", "Elgin, Joliet and Eastern Railroad"

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