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BNSF - US52/IL53 Overpass

Photos 

Looking South

BH 51530 in the distance

Photo taken by Steve Conro in February 2012

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BH Photo #226399

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Girder bridge over US52 / IL53/Chicago ST (Old Rte 66) on BNSF RR
Location
Joliet, Will County, Illinois
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1936
Builder
- Bethlehem Steel Co. of Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
Railroads
- Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway (ATSF)
- BNSF Railway (BNSF)
Design
Girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 118.1 ft.
Total length: 120.1 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.50858, -88.08109   (decimal degrees)
41°30'31" N, 88°04'52" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/409780/4595780 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Joliet
Inventory numbers
IL 099-0084 (Illinois bridge number)
BH 51529 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Average daily traffic (as of 2009)
15,000

Update Log 

  • July 14, 2014: New Street View added by Ralph Demars
  • March 2, 2012: Updated by Daniel Hopkins: Added category "Railroad"
  • March 1, 2012: New photos from Steve Conro
  • February 29, 2012: Updated by Steve Conro: Added categories "Skewed", "Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway"

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