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NS - Main Street Overpass

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Wabash Railroad Bridge #702C

Photo taken by James Holzmeier

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

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BH Photo #310069

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Facts 

Overview
Deck plate girder bridge over W. Main St. on Wabash, later N&W, now NS Railway
Location
Decatur, Macon County, Illinois
Status
Open to rail traffic
History
Built 1937
Railroads
- Norfolk Southern Railway (NS)
- Wabash Railroad (WAB)
Design
Deck plate girder bridge w/concrete deck, piers & abutments; decorative fluting on piers
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 53.7 ft.
Total length: 87.0 ft.
Deck width: 25.0 ft.
Also called
Wabash - Main Street Overpass
Wabash Railroad Bridge #702C
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.84108, -88.97330   (decimal degrees)
39°50'28" N, 88°58'24" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/331163/4411982 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Decatur
Inventory number
BH 64927 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • December 23, 2014: New photos from James Holzmeier
  • December 21, 2014: New Street View added by James Holzmeier

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