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NS - 9th Street 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 #282060

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Facts 

Overview
Girder bridge over N. 9th Street (Business Loop 55) on Union Pacific Railroad
Location
Springfield, Sangamon County, Illinois
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1909, replaced summer of 2015
Builder
- American Bridge Co. of New York
Railroads
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
- Wabash Railroad (WAB)
Design
Pony plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 32.2 ft.
Total length: 80.1 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.82056, -89.64306   (decimal degrees)
39°49'14" N, 89°38'35" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/273785/4411183 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Springfield West
Inventory numbers
IL 084-9902 (Illinois bridge number)
BH 52152 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Average daily traffic (as of 2013)
11,650

Update Log 

  • June 23, 2016: Updated by Elliott Johnson: bridge was replaced last year
  • April 18, 2014: Updated by Luke Harden: Added category "American Bridge Co."
  • April 18, 2014: Updated by Elliott Johnson: added builders and build date
  • 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

Comments 

NS - 9th Street Overpass
Posted February 4, 2016, by DENNIS (gecko1941 [at] gmail [dot] com)

This bridge was replaced summer/fall of 2015. Contractor was Halverson Construction of Springfield, Il under contract to the U P RR.