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UP - 5th Avenue Overpass

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Photo taken by Steve Conro in February 2012

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BH Photo #226435

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Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Through Girder bridge over 5th Street (US6 EB) on Union Pacific Railroad
Location
Joliet, Will County, Illinois
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1910, Replaced 2015
Railroads
- Chicago & Alton Railroad (C&A)
- Gulf, Mobile & Ohio Railroad (GMO)
- Illinois Central Railroad (IC; ICG (1972-1988))
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
Pony plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 42.0 ft.
Total length: 68.9 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.51508, -88.07955   (decimal degrees)
41°30'54" N, 88°04'46" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/409918/4596501 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Joliet
Inventory numbers
IL 099-0228 (Illinois bridge number)
BH 51545 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

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: Updated by Steve Conro: Added category "Illinois Central Railroad"

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