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Metra/IAIS Overpass

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Overview
Baltimore through truss bridge over Iowa Interstate Railroad (former Rock Island) on Metra Southwest Line (former Norfolk & Western) in New Lenox
Location
New Lenox, Will County, Illinois
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1917
Railroads
- Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad (CRIP (1866-1920); RI (1920-1975) ROCK (1975-1980))
- Commuter Rail
- Iowa Interstate Railroad (IAIS)
- Metra (METX)
- Norfolk & Western Railway (N&W)
Design
Baltimore through truss
Dimensions
Span length: 150.0 ft.
Total length: 150.0 ft.
Deck width: 19.0 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 31.1 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.51608, -87.95499   (decimal degrees)
41°30'58" N, 87°57'18" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/420312/4596489 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Mokena
Inventory number
BH 51562 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • July 16, 2018: New photos from John Marvig
  • May 20, 2018: New photos from Steve Conro
  • March 11, 2014: New photo from Luke Harden
  • March 10, 2014: New Street View added by Luke Harden
  • March 1, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: Added category "Iowa Interstate Railroad"
  • March 1, 2012: Updated by Steve Conro: Added categories "Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad", "Norfolk & Western Railway", "Skewed"

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