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UP - Church Road Overpass

Photos 

Photo taken by Kim Harvey in November 2008

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BH Photo #127993

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Arch bridge over Church Road (TR 246) on Mo Pac Rr in Worden
Location
Worden, Madison County, Illinois
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1952, still in use
Railroads
- Chicago & Eastern Illinois Railroad (CEI)
- Conrail (CR)
- Illinois Terminal Railroad (IT)
- Illinois Traction System (ITS)
- Interurban
- Missouri Pacific Railroad (MP; MoPac)
- New York Central Railroad (NYC)
- Penn Central Railroad (PC)
- Rail-to-road
- Rail-to-trail
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
Concrete Arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 24.9 ft.
Total length: 36.1 ft.
Also called
MoPac - Church Road Overpass
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.92611, -89.83750   (decimal degrees)
38°55'34" N, 89°50'15" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/254019/4312405 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Worden
Inventory numbers
IL 060-9923 (Illinois bridge number)
BH 37653 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Average daily traffic (as of 2006)
150

Update Log 

  • August 20, 2016: New photos from David Huffman
  • November 19, 2008: Updated by Kim Harvey
  • October 16, 2008: Added by Kim Harvey

Comments 

Worden Viaduct #1
Posted July 7, 2010, by Chris (cbalducc [at] yahoo [dot] com)

According to leclairerail.com, this viaduct was also used by the Illinois Terminal Railroad.