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NS - Forest Avenue Overpass

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Wabash Railroad Bridge #702F

View looking west

Photo taken by James Holzmeier in February 2015

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

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BH Photo #315079

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Concrete rigid frame bridge over W. Forest Ave. on Wabash, later N&W, now NS Railway
Location
Decatur, Macon County, Illinois
Status
Open to rail traffic
History
Built 1927
Railroads
- Norfolk Southern Railway (NS)
- Wabash Railroad (WAB)
Design
Concrete rigid frame
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 17.0 ft.
Total length: 48.8 ft.
Deck width: 30.0 ft.
Also called
Wabash - Forest Avenue Overpass
Wabash Railroad Bridge #702F
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.83698, -88.97537   (decimal degrees)
39°50'13" N, 88°58'31" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/330976/4411530 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Decatur
Inventory number
BH 64929 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • February 5, 2015: New photos from James Holzmeier
  • December 21, 2014: New Street View added by James Holzmeier

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