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UP - Dirksen Parkway Overpass

Photo 

Overview

Photo taken by James Baughn in May 2013

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BH Photo #270443

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Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Dirksen Parkway on Union Pacific Railroad
Location
Sangamon County, Illinois
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1939
Railroad
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
Pony plate girder
Dimensions
Span length: 61.0 ft.
Total length: 61.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.85500, -89.61194   (decimal degrees)
39°51'18" N, 89°36'43" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/276560/4414928 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Springfield East
Inventory numbers
IL 084-9909 (Illinois bridge number)
BH 52160 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Built 1939 (758)
Built during 1930s (11,575)
Girder (10,063)
Have street view (26,552)
Illinois (4,601)
Open (39,665)
Owned by railroad (12,249)
Plate girder (7,789)
Railroad (15,305)
Sangamon County, Illinois (108)
Span length 50-75 feet (9,984)
Through girder (3,706)
Total length 50-75 feet (9,209)
US 66 (275)
Union Pacific Railroad (2,352)

Update Log 

  • November 22, 2013: Updated by Steve Conro: Added category "US 66"
  • November 16, 2013: New photo from James Baughn
  • April 21, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: Added categories "Union Pacific Railroad", "Railroad"
  • April 21, 2012: Added by James Baughn

Sources 

  • James Baughn - webmaster [at] bridgehunter [dot] com