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IMRR - Sangamon Avenue Overpass

Photos 

northwest end

there is a builders plaque between the abutment and the west bridge, but I was unable to get a close look at it and this is over an extremely busy thoroughfare.

Photo taken by Elliott Johnson in April 2014

License: Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike (CC BY-SA)

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BH Photo #282064

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Steel stringer bridge over Sangamon Avenue on Illinois Midland Railroad
Location
Springfield, Sangamon County, Illinois
Status
Open to railroad traffic above and automotive traffic below
Railroads
- Chicago & Illinois Midland Railway (C&IM)
- Illinois & Midland Railroad (IMRR)
Design
Steel stringer
Dimensions
Span length: 80.1 ft.
Total length: 80.1 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.83108, -89.63387   (decimal degrees)
39°49'52" N, 89°38'02" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/274606/4412328 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Springfield West
Inventory numbers
IL 084-9918 (Illinois bridge number)
BH 59593 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • June 17, 2015: Updated by Elliott Johnson: sangamon ave. closed to through traffic at viaduct due to construction
  • April 18, 2014: New photos from Elliott Johnson
  • March 22, 2014: Updated by Steve Conro: Added category "Chicago & Illinois Midland Railway"
  • February 6, 2014: Added by Luke Harden

Related Bridges 

Sources 

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