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Metra/CN Overpass

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Wabash Railroad Bridge #1084

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BH Photo #311557

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Overview
Pony/through girder bridge over Elgin, Joliet & Eastern Railway on Wabash, later N&W, now NS/Metra
Location
Brisbane, Will County, Illinois
Status
Open to rail traffic
History
Original 95' frame trestle at this location built 1879; replaced by this bridge 1912
Railroads
- Canadian National Railway (CN)
- Commuter Rail
- Elgin, Joliet & Eastern Railway (EJE)
- Metra (METX)
- Norfolk Southern Railway (NS)
- Wabash Railroad (WAB)
Design
Through plate girder on masonry abutments
Dimensions
Span length: 50.0 ft.
Total length: 50.0 ft.
Deck width: 18.0 ft.
Also called
Wabash/EJ&E Overpass
Metra/EJ&E Overpass
Wabash Railroad Bridge #1084
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.49241, -87.96038   (decimal degrees)
41°29'33" N, 87°57'37" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/419834/4593866 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Manhattan
Land survey
T. 35 N., R. 11 E., Sec. 27
Inventory number
BH 65201 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 2, 2015: Added by James Holzmeier

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