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UP - US52 Overpass

Photos 

Looking North

Photo taken by Steve Conro in February 2012

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BH Photo #226403

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Girder bridge over US52 / IL53/Chicago ST (Old Rte 66) on UPRR (former ICG)
Location
Joliet, Will County, Illinois
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1937
Railroads
- Illinois Central Railroad (IC; ICG (1972-1988))
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
Unusual Girder configuration. Main supports cross road at 90 degrees but rail span is skewed
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 58.1 ft.
Total length: 60.0 ft.
Also called
UP - IL53 Overpass
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.50706, -88.08103   (decimal degrees)
41°30'25" N, 88°04'52" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/409783/4595612 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Joliet
Inventory numbers
IL 099-0085 (Illinois bridge number)
BH 51530 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • July 16, 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 "Illinois Central Railroad", "Skewed"

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