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UP - Old Alton-Edwardsville Road Overpass

Photos 

Photo taken by Kim Harvey in September 2008

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BH Photo #124720

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Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Old Alton-Edwardsville Road, MCT Watershed Trail (former Illinois Terminal Railroad) on Norfolk Southern Railway in Roxana
Location
Roxana, Madison County, Illinois
Status
Open to traffic
History
Open to railroad traffic above and vehicle traffic below.
Railroads
- Chicago & Eastern Illinois Railroad (CEI)
- Conrail (CR)
- Illinois Terminal Railroad (IT)
- Missouri Pacific Railroad (MP; MoPac)
- New York Central Railroad (NYC)
- Penn Central Railroad (PC)
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
Pony/through plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 50.9 ft.
Total length: 119.1 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.83322, -90.02747   (decimal degrees)
38°49'60" N, 90°01'39" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/758024/4302468 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Wood River
Inventory numbers
IL 060-9912 (Illinois bridge number)
BH 37437 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Average daily traffic (as of 2006)
1,850

Update Log 

  • February 18, 2017: New photos from David Huffman
  • March 9, 2010: Updated by Kim Harvey: street view
  • April 15, 2009: Updated by Kim Harvey: railroads
  • September 16, 2008: Added by Kim Harvey