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KCS - Seminary Street Overpass

Photo 

Photo taken by Kim Harvey in January 2012

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BH Photo #223979

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Deck plate girder bridge over Seminary St on KCS RR
Location
Alton, Madison County, Illinois
Status
Replaced by a new bridge in 2016
History
Built 1938. Replaced with a deck plate girder of similar design with concrete piers in late 2016.
Railroad
- Kansas City Southern Railway (KCS)
Design
Deck plate girder
Dimensions
Span length: 50.9 ft.
Total length: 50.9 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.91434, -90.14617   (decimal degrees)
38°54'52" N, 90°08'46" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/747437/4311143 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Alton
Inventory numbers
IL 060-9929 (Illinois bridge number)
BH 44439 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Average daily traffic (as of 2008)
4,050

Update Log 

  • December 30, 2016: Updated by Kim Harvey: Bridge has been replaced with a larger bridge with concrete piers.
  • January 27, 2012: New Street View added by Daniel Hopkins
  • January 26, 2012: New photo from Kim Harvey
  • March 14, 2010: Added by Kim Harvey

Sources 

  • Kim Harvey
  • Daniel Hopkins - chimera [at] clovermail [dot] net