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NS - Stevens Creek Bridge (New)

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Wabash Railroad Bridge #123 (new)

Panoramic shot; view looking north from US Hwy 36

Photo taken by James Holzmeier in November 2014

License: Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike (CC BY-NC-SA)

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BH Photo #308683

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Facts 

Overview
Bridge over Stevens Creek on Wabash, later N&W, Railroad
Location
Decatur, Macon County, Illinois
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1960 to replace the second of three different spans at this location
Railroads
- Norfolk Southern Railway (NS)
- Wabash Railroad (WAB)
Design
Deck plate girder on masonry T-abutments (old masonry abutments from 1922 bridge, covered with concrete)
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 39.3 ft.
Total length: 227.3 ft.
Deck width: 13.0 ft.
Also called
Wabash - Stevens Creek Bridge (New)
Wabash Railroad Bridge #123 (new)
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.84735, -88.99226   (decimal degrees)
39°50'50" N, 88°59'32" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/329556/4412713 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Decatur
Inventory number
BH 63965 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • November 20, 2014: Updated by James Holzmeier: Added images
  • November 6, 2014: New Street View added by James Holzmeier

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