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UP - Double Arch Road Overpass

Photos 

Photo taken by Steve Conro in March 2013

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BH Photo #249754

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Concrete Arch bridge over Double Arch Rd & Silver creek on UPRR
Location
Macoupin County, Illinois
Status
Open
History
Built 1944
Railroads
- Chicago & Eastern Illinois Railroad (CEI)
- New York Central Railroad (NYC)
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
Arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 51.8 ft.
Total length: 104.0 ft.
Also called
UP - Silver Creek Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.00206, -89.70829   (decimal degrees)
39°00'07" N, 89°42'30" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/265472/4320494 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Mount Olive
Inventory numbers
IL 059-9912 (Illinois bridge number)
BH 38169 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Average daily traffic (as of 2005)
250

Update Log 

  • August 20, 2016: New photos from David Huffman
  • March 5, 2013: New photo from Steve Conro
  • March 4, 2013: Updated by Steve Conro: Added categories "New York Central Railroad", "Chicago & Eastern Illinois Railroad"
  • January 13, 2013: Updated by Steve Conro: Adjusted GPS
  • November 20, 2008: Added by Kim Harvey

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