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Watershed Trail - N. University Drive Overpass

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Photo taken by Kim Harvey in September 2008

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BH Photo #124721

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Street View 

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Overview
Deck plate girder bridge over N. University Drive on MCT Watershed Trail, former Illinois Terminal Railroad
Location
Madison County, Illinois
Status
Open to pedestrians
History
Built 1969 by the Illinois Terminal Railroad. Converted to trail use in 2002 after railroad line was abanonded.
Railroads
- Illinois Terminal Railroad (IT; ITC)
- Interurban
- Rail-to-trail
Design
Deck plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 73.2 ft.
Total length: 250.0 ft.
Also called
Illinois Traction - N. University Drive Overpass
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.83111, -89.99417   (decimal degrees)
38°49'52" N, 89°59'39" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/240089/4302295 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Edwardsville
Inventory numbers
IL 060-9908 (Illinois bridge number)
BH 37438 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • March 9, 2010: Updated by Kim Harvey: street view
  • September 19, 2008: Updated by Kim Harvey
  • September 16, 2008: Added by Kim Harvey

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