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Sangamon Valley Trail - Washington 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 #282072

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Facts 

Overview
Deck plate girder bridge over W. Washington Street on Sangamon Valley Trail
Location
Springfield, Sangamon County, Illinois
Status
Open to pedestrians/bicyclists only
Railroads
- Chicago & North Western Railway (CNW)
- St. Louis, Peoria & North Western Railway (StLP&NW)
Design
Deck plate girder
Also called
C&NW Bridge #1865
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.80112, -89.71573   (decimal degrees)
39°48'04" N, 89°42'57" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/267499/4409212 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Springfield West
Inventory number
BH 56207 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • April 18, 2014: New photo from Elliott Johnson
  • May 8, 2013: Updated by Luke Harden: Added categories "Rail-to-trail", "St. Louis, Peoria & North Western Railway", "Chicago & North Western Railway"
  • May 8, 2013: Added by James Baughn

Sources 

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

Comments 

Sangamon Valley Trail - Washington Street Overpass
Posted November 17, 2014, by Tim (springfieldbridges [dot] com)

This bridge is on a curved alignment of the former railroad.