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Fairchild Street CSX Tunnel

Photos 

Photo taken by Jacob P. Bernard in April 2010

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BH Photo #164311

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Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Buried concrete tunnel over Fairchild Street on CSX Transportation in Danville
Location
Danville, Vermilion County, Illinois
Status
Filled in
History
Built 1915, buried by fill in 2012-13
Railroad
- CSX Railroad (CSX)
Design
Concrete tunnel
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 37.0 ft.
Total length: 40.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.13897, -87.61468   (decimal degrees)
40°08'20" N, 87°36'53" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/447637/4443362 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Danville NE
Inventory numbers
IL 092-6001 (Illinois bridge number)
BH 15701 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Built 1915 (1,170)
Built during 1910s (9,244)
CSX Railroad (1,374)
Danville, Illinois (44)
Filled in (60)
Have street view (25,400)
Illinois (4,469)
Lost (22,240)
Owned by railroad (11,099)
Railroad (14,361)
Span length 25-50 feet (14,945)
Total length 25-50 feet (10,706)
Tunnel (1,090)
Vermilion County, Illinois (117)

Update Log 

  • May 17, 2011: New photo from Jacob P. Bernard
  • May 6, 2010: New photo from Jacob P. Bernard
  • February 19, 2010: New photo from Jacob P. Bernard

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Sources 

  • Jacob P. Bernard

Comments 

Fairchild Street CSX Bridge
Posted May 14, 2011, by john

Tunnel was closed to traffic indefinitely until 2013. Water was found to be leaking out of the walls. A new bridge over the railroad is scheduled to be completed by 2013.