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Schoolhouse Trail - IL203 Overpass

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view looking south

Photo taken by Kim Harvey in September 2009

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Overview
Girder bridge over IL 203 on former IT RR, now a bike trail in Madison
Location
Madison, Madison County, Illinois
Status
open to pedestrians, on the same rail line that included Venice Trestle
Future prospects
part of a rail to trail project
History
Built 1935
Railroads
- Illinois Terminal Railroad (IT)
- Interurban
- Rail-to-trail
Design
Girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 53.2 ft.
Total length: 64.0 ft.
Also called
Illinois Traction - IL203 Overpass
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.66861, -90.14444   (decimal degrees)
38°40'07" N, 90°08'40" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/748439/4283873 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Granite City
Inventory numbers
IL 060-9902 (Illinois bridge number)
BH 41821 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Average daily traffic (as of 2007)
19,400

Update Log 

  • August 10, 2017: New photo from David Huffman
  • March 9, 2010: Updated by Kim Harvey: street view
  • September 25, 2009: New photo from Kim Harvey
  • March 22, 2009: Added by Kim Harvey