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NS - 6th 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 #281898

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Facts 

Overview
Pony/through plate girder bridge over S. 6th Street (Business Loop 55) on Norfolk Southern Railroad
Location
Springfield, Sangamon County, Illinois
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1934
Railroads
- Norfolk Southern Railway (NS)
- Wabash Railroad (WAB)
Design
Pony plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 79.1 ft.
Total length: 116.1 ft.
Also called
Wabash Railroad Bridge #182
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.77489, -89.64859   (decimal degrees)
39°46'30" N, 89°38'55" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/273161/4406128 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Springfield West
Inventory numbers
IL 084-9901 (Illinois bridge number)
BH 52159 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • November 25, 2014: Updated by James Holzmeier: Added Wabash bridge number
  • October 29, 2014: Updated by James Holzmeier: Added category "Wabash Railroad"
  • April 16, 2014: New photos from Elliott Johnson
  • April 21, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: Added categories "Railroad", "Norfolk Southern Railway"
  • April 21, 2012: Added by James Baughn

Sources 

  • Elliott Johnson - elliottsgon15 [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • James Holzmeier - wabashry [at] gmail [dot] com