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NS - Eldorado Street Overpass

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Overview
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Eldorado St. (Old US Hwy. 36) on Wabash, later N&W Railway
Location
Decatur, Macon County, Illinois
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Original bridge at this location built 1896; replaced in N&W era by a new Pony/through girder bridge
Railroads
- Norfolk Southern Railway (NS)
- Wabash Railroad (WAB)
Design
Deck plate girder bridge on masonry/concrete abutments
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 79.4 ft.
Total length: 84.4 ft.
Deck width: 30.0 ft.
Also called
Wabash - Eldorado Street Overpass
Wabash Railroad Bridge #700A
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.84559, -88.96756   (decimal degrees)
39°50'44" N, 88°58'03" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/331666/4412472 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Decatur
Inventory number
BH 64936 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

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

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