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CSX/BNSF - Connector Overpass

Photos 

Photo taken by Steve Conro in February 2012

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BH Photo #226346

Map 

Street View 

Description 

Bridge was owned 25% each by the Michigan Central, the Rock Island, the Santa Fe and the Chicago & Alton.

Facts 

Overview
Deck plate girder bridge over Washington Street and York Avenue on CSX/BNSF Connector
Location
Joliet. Illinois, Will County, Illinois
Status
Open to traffic
Railroads
- Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway (ATSF)
- BNSF Railway (BNSF)
- CSX Railroad (CSX)
- Chicago & Alton Railroad (C&A)
- Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad (CRIP (1866-1920); RI (1920-1975) ROCK (1975-1980))
- Gulf, Mobile & Ohio Railway (GMO)
- Iowa Interstate Railroad (IAIS)
- Metra (METX)
- Michigan Central Railroad (MC)
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
Deck plate girder w/concrete slab and post approach
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 43.0 ft.
Total length: 264.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.52393, -88.07879   (decimal degrees)
41°31'26" N, 88°04'44" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/409993/4597482 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Joliet
Inventory number
BH 51498 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • July 16, 2018: Updated by John Marvig: Updated information from ATSF Bridge Records
  • July 10, 2014: New Street View added by Ralph Demars
  • March 2, 2012: Updated by Daniel Hopkins: Added category "Railroad"
  • February 29, 2012: New photos from Steve Conro
  • February 28, 2012: Updated by Steve Conro: Added categories "Illinois Central Railroad", "Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad", "Curved"

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