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UP - Capitol Avenue Overpass

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Photo taken by Elliott Johnson in April 2014

License: Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike (CC BY-SA)

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BH Photo #282073

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Facts 

Overview
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Capitol Avenue on Union Pacific Railroad
Location
Springfield, Sangamon County, Illinois
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1903
Railroad
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
Pony plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 42.3 ft.
Total length: 92.2 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.79830, -89.65180   (decimal degrees)
39°47'54" N, 89°39'06" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/272964/4408735 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Springfield West
Inventory numbers
IL 084-9904 (Illinois bridge number)
BH 52143 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • June 7, 2019: New photo from Joe Sonderman
  • April 18, 2014: New photo from Elliott Johnson
  • April 21, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: Added categories "Union Pacific Railroad", "Railroad"
  • April 21, 2012: Added by James Baughn

Sources 

  • Elliott Johnson - elliottsgon15 [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Joe Sonderman