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BNSF - US 52 Overpass

Photos 

Photo taken by Steve Conro in December 2011

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BH Photo #221741

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Pony/through plate girder bridge over US52 & IL 251 on BNSF RR in Mendota
Location
Mendota, LaSalle County, Illinois
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1936
Railroad
- BNSF Railway (BNSF)
Design
Three track bridge with one track now abandoned
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 44.9 ft.
Total length: 49.9 ft.
Also called
BNSF - 13th Avenue Overpass
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.54078, -89.12739   (decimal degrees)
41°32'27" N, 89°07'39" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/322548/4600976 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Mendota West
Inventory numbers
IL 050-0016 (Illinois bridge number)
BH 50540 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Average daily traffic (as of 2009)
5,400

Categories 

BNSF Railway (1,083)
Built 1936 (1,012)
Built during 1930s (10,582)
Girder (7,969)
Have street view (22,095)
Illinois (3,842)
LaSalle County, Illinois (83)
Mendota, Illinois (3)
Open (36,583)
Plate girder (6,139)
Railroad (13,091)
Span length 25-50 feet (13,587)
Through girder (2,953)
Total length 25-50 feet (9,861)
US 52 (33)

Update Log 

  • October 8, 2014: New Street View added by Ralph Demars
  • February 28, 2012: New photo from Gene Smania
  • December 14, 2011: Added by Steve Conro

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