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BNSF - 5th Avenue Overpass

Photos 

Photo taken by Steve Conro in February 2012

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BH Photo #226431

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Through Girder bridge over 5th Street (US6 EB) on BNSF Railway
Location
Joliet, Will County, Illinois
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1910
Railroads
- Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway (ATSF)
- BNSF Railway (BNSF)
Design
Pony plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 41.8 ft.
Total length: 72.8 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.51509, -88.07978   (decimal degrees)
41°30'54" N, 88°04'47" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/409899/4596501 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Joliet
Inventory numbers
IL 099-0230 (Illinois bridge number)
BH 51544 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • July 16, 2018: New photos from John Marvig
  • July 14, 2014: New Street View added by Ralph Demars
  • March 1, 2012: Added by Steve Conro

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