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BNSF - North Main Street Overpass

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Photo taken by Steve Conro in February 2012

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Description 

Former Chicago Burlington & Quincy RR. You can still make out the "Burlington Route" logo under the old Burlington Northern plaque.

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Overview
Deck plate girder bridge over IL 78 (North Main St) on BNSF RR just N of Jacksonville
Location
Morgan County, Illinois
Status
Open to traffic
Builder
- Pennsylvania Steel Co. of Steelton, Pennsylvania
Design
Deck plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 89.9 ft.
Total length: 270.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.75417, -90.22911   (decimal degrees)
39°45'15" N, 90°13'45" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/737385/4404145 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Literberry
Inventory numbers
IL 069-9900 (Illinois bridge number)
BH 51045 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Average daily traffic (as of 2009)
3,550

Update Log 

  • February 14, 2012: Updated by Steve Conro: Added category "Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad"
  • February 14, 2012: Updated by Daniel Hopkins: Added category "Railroad"
  • February 13, 2012: Updated by Steve Conro: Added category "Skewed"
  • February 12, 2012: Updated by Steve Conro: Added category "Pennsylvania Steel Co."
  • January 24, 2012: Added by James Baughn

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