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UP - Sangamon 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 #282074

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Facts 

Overview
Pair of steel stringer bridges over Sangamon Avenue on Union Pacific Railroad
Location
Springfield, Sangamon County, Illinois
Status
Open to railroad traffic above and automotive traffic below
Railroads
- Chicago & Illinois Midland Railway (C&IM)
- Illinois & Midland Railway
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
Steel stringer
Dimensions
Span length: 80.1 ft.
Total length: 80.1 ft.
Also called
IMRR - Sangamon Avenue Overpass
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.83108, -89.63372   (decimal degrees)
39°49'52" N, 89°38'01" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/274619/4412328 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Springfield West
Inventory numbers
IL 084-9919 (Illinois bridge number)
BH 52148 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Average daily traffic (as of 2007)
10,050

Update Log 

  • June 17, 2015: Updated by Elliott Johnson: sangamon ave. has been shutdown at viaduct for construction
  • April 18, 2014: New photos from Elliott Johnson
  • April 21, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: Added category "Union Pacific Railroad"
  • April 21, 2012: Added by James Baughn

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Sources 

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