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NS - South Grand Avenue Overpass

Photo 

Photo taken by Elliott Johnson in April 2014

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

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BH Photo #281900

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Facts 

Overview
Girder bridge over South Grand Avenue on Norfolk Southern
Location
Springfield, Sangamon County, Illinois
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1931
Railroads
- Norfolk Southern Railway (NS)
- Wabash Railroad (WAB)
Design
Deck plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 52.5 ft.
Total length: 56.5 ft.
Also called
Wabash Railroad Bridge #179.5
Wabash Railroad Bridge #179 1/2
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.78694, -89.64278   (decimal degrees)
39°47'13" N, 89°38'34" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/273699/4407451 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Springfield West
Inventory numbers
IL 084-9947 (Illinois bridge number)
BH 59594 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • November 14, 2014: Updated by James Holzmeier: Added Wabash bridge number
  • April 16, 2014: New photo from Elliott Johnson
  • February 6, 2014: Added by Luke Harden

Sources 

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