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NS - Van Dyke Street Overpass

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Facts 

Overview
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Cole Creek on River Trail
Location
Macon County, Illinois
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Original through plate girder built ca. 1910; Road overpass DPG built ca. 1919
Railroads
- Illinois Terminal Railroad (IT; ITC)
- Illinois Traction System (ITS)
- Interurban
- Norfolk Southern Railway (NS)
- Wabash Railroad (WAB)
Design
Pony plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 40.0 ft.
Total length: 84.6 ft.
Deck width: 4.0 ft.
Also called
Wabash Bridge #119
Wabash/IT Overpass
Wabash - Van Dyke Street Overpass
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.84744, -88.96827   (decimal degrees)
39°50'51" N, 88°58'06" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/331609/4412678 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 80744 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • October 11, 2018: Updated by James Holzmeier: Updated status-bridge has been replaced

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