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CN - 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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Description 

Crosses former through town alignment of Route 66

Facts 

Overview
Pony/through plate girder bridge over S. 6th Street (Business Loop 55) on Illinois Central Railroad
Location
Springfield, Sangamon County, Illinois
History
Built 1949
Design
Pony plate girder
Dimensions
Span length: 63.0 ft.
Total length: 63.0 ft.
Also called
IC - 6th Street Overpass
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.76611, -89.64833   (decimal degrees)
39°45'58" N, 89°38'54" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/273154/4405153 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Springfield West
Inventory numbers
IL 084-9900 (Illinois bridge number)
BH 52162 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Average daily traffic (as of 2009)
18,500

Update Log 

  • April 16, 2014: New photo from Elliott Johnson
  • March 22, 2014: Updated by Steve Conro: Added category "US 66"
  • April 21, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: Added categories "Illinois Central Railroad", "Railroad"
  • April 21, 2012: Added by James Baughn

Sources 

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