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Wabash Railroad Bridge #718.5 - Nevada Rd. underpass

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Overview
Deck plate girder bridge over County road on Wabash Railroad
Location
Macon County, Illinois
Status
Open to rail traffic
History
Original 73' pile trestle Bridge #718 built 1881; replaced 1888 with an 80' pile trestle; replaced 1900 with deck plate girder bridge; adjacent span erected 1906, numbered Bridge #718.5
Railroads
- Norfolk Southern Railway (NS)
- Wabash Railroad (WAB)
Design
Deck plate girder on cut stone & poured concrete abutments
Dimensions
Span length: 42.0 ft.
Total length: 42.0 ft.
Deck width: 26.0 ft.
Also called
Wabash Railroad Bridge #718 (prior name)
Wabash Railroad Bridge #718.5
Wabash Railroad Bridge #718 1/2
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.75096, -89.06591   (decimal degrees)
39°45'03" N, 89°03'57" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/323008/4402157 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Harristown
Inventory number
BH 66345 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • February 28, 2015: New Street View added by James Holzmeier

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