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Wabash/RI Overpass

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Wabash Railroad Bridge #1077

Wabash Railroad plan

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BH Photo #309796

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Overview
Pony plate girder over Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific on Wabash, later N&W, now NS/Metra
Location
New Lenox, Will County, Illinois
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1879-1880; Replaced 1917
Railroads
- Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad (CRIP (1866-1920); RI (1920-1975) ROCK (1975-1980))
- Wabash Railroad (WAB)
Design
Pony plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 150.0 ft.
Total length: 154.3 ft.
Deck width: 20.0 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 22.1 ft.
Also called
Wabash Railroad Bridge #1077 (Old)
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.51619, -87.95489   (decimal degrees)
41°30'58" N, 87°57'18" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/420322/4596501 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Mokena
Inventory number
BH 64715 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • December 15, 2014: Added by James Holzmeier

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