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CP Rail - Leaf River Bridge

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New modular spans

The end 2 spans have been recently replaced by these modular concrete slabs.

Photo taken by Steve Conro in April 2012

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BH Photo #230717

Map 

Description 

The original end spans have recently (12/11) been replaced with new modular concrete bridges. Former second track bridge has been removed.

Facts 

Overview
Deck plate girder bridge over Leaf River on Canadian Pacific Railway
Location
Leaf River, Ogle County, Illinois
Status
Open to traffic
Railroads
- Canadian Pacific Railway (CP)
- Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific Railroad (MILW; CMStP&P; CMStP)
- Dakota, Minnesota, & Eastern Railroad (DME)
Design
Deck plate girder main spans with 4 modular precast concrete slabs replacing the outer 2 spans. The concrete slabs are new with 2 addition piers added.
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 60.0 ft.
Total length: 240.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.12822, -89.39766   (decimal degrees)
42°07'42" N, 89°23'52" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/301824/4666795 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
German Valley
Inventory number
BH 52167 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • June 21, 2019: New photos from John Marvig
  • April 27, 2012: Updated by Daniel Hopkins: Added category "Railroad"
  • April 26, 2012: New photos from Steve Conro
  • April 22, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: Added categories "Dakota, Minnesota, and Eastern Railroad", "Canadian Pacific Railway"
  • April 22, 2012: Updated by Steve Conro: Added category "Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific Railroad"

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