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BNSF/UP - New Street Overpass

Photos 

Photo taken by Steve Conro in February 2012

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BH Photo #226374

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Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Slab bridge over New Street on BNSF Railway and Union Pacific Railroad
Location
Joliet. Illinois, Will County, Illinois
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1912, Replaced 2015
Railroads
- Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway (ATSF)
- BNSF Railway (BNSF)
- Chicago & Alton Railroad (C&A)
- Gulf, Mobile & Ohio Railway (GMO)
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
Slab
Dimensions
Span length: 24.9 ft.
Total length: 24.9 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.52403, -88.07920   (decimal degrees)
41°31'26" N, 88°04'45" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/409959/4597493 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Joliet
Inventory number
BH 51506 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • July 16, 2018: Updated by John Marvig: Corrected railroad, noted replacement
  • July 10, 2014: New Street View added by Ralph Demars
  • March 2, 2012: Updated by Daniel Hopkins: Added category "Railroad"
  • February 29, 2012: Updated by Steve Conro: Added category "Illinois Central Railroad"

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