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NS - Sangamon River Bridge

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Description 

Originally a 2-track bridge, now down to 1 track

Facts 

Overview
Pony/through girder bridge over Sangamon River on Wabash, later N&W, now Norfolk Southern Railway
Location
Monticello, Piatt County, Illinois
Status
Open to rail traffic
History
Built 1913
Railroads
- Norfolk & Western Railway (N&W)
- Norfolk Southern Railway (NS)
- Wabash Railroad (WAB)
Design
Pony/through girder on 3 concrete piers
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 77.3 ft.
Total length: 308.9 ft.
Deck width: 28.0 ft.
Also called
N&W - Sangamon River Bridge
Wabash - Sangamon River Bridge
Wabash Railroad Bridge #1396
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.05396, -88.57282   (decimal degrees)
40°03'14" N, 88°34'22" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/365847/4434931 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Monticello
Inventory number
BH 65233 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

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