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UP - Market Street Overpass

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Photo taken by Patrick Cooney

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Overview
Girder bridge over Market Street on Union Pacific Railroad
Location
Bloomington, McLean County, Illinois
Status
Open to traffic
Future prospects
Doomed
History
Built 1889
Design
Deck plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 37.1 ft.
Total length: 79.1 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.48194, -89.00639   (decimal degrees)
40°28'55" N, 89°00'23" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/329939/4483184 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Bloomington West
Inventory numbers
IL 057-6310 (Illinois bridge number)
BH 50249 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Average daily traffic (as of 2009)
10,000

Categories 

19th Century (4,489)
Bloomington, Illinois (2)
Built 1889 (138)
Built during 1880s (1,208)
Continuous (1,220)
Deck girder (2,848)
Doomed (982)
Girder (5,068)
Illinois (2,713)
McLean County, Illinois (27)
Open (31,226)
Plate girder (3,725)
Railroad (8,131)
Span length 25-50 feet (11,097)
Total length 75-100 feet (5,177)
Union Pacific Railroad (1,340)

Update Log 

  • November 18, 2011: Added by James Baughn

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Market Street Bridge
Posted September 28, 2014, by Patrick Cooney (pat [dot] cooney59 [at] outlook [dot] com)

Attached are photos of Market St. Bridge.

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Market Street Bridge
Posted September 28, 2014, by Patrick Cooney (pat [dot] cooney59 [at] outlook [dot] com)

Slated for replacement under the Union Pacific and Amtrak HSR project. Currently being prepped for removal. Will post photos soon.