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Fairchild Street NS Tunnel

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Photo taken by Jacob P. Bernard in April 2010

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BH Photo #164310

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Overview
Buried concrete tunnel over Fairchild Street on Norfolk Southern Railroad in Danville
Location
Danville, Vermilion County, Illinois
Status
Filled in
History
Built 1915, buried by fill in 2012-13
Railroads
- Norfolk Southern Railway (NS)
- Wabash Railroad (WAB)
Design
Concrete tunnel
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 37.1 ft.
Total length: 40.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.13894, -87.61603   (decimal degrees)
40°08'20" N, 87°36'58" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/447522/4443360 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Danville NE
Inventory numbers
IL 092-6002 (Illinois bridge number)
BH 39105 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • May 17, 2011: New photos from Jacob P. Bernard
  • May 6, 2010: New photo from Jacob P. Bernard
  • February 19, 2010: New photo from Jacob P. Bernard
  • February 4, 2009: Added by Robert Stephenson

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Fairchild Street Norfolk Southern Bridge
Posted May 14, 2011, by john

Water was found to be leaking out of the tunnel walls, and the tunnel was closed recently. It will be replaced by an overpass in 2013.