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UP - Water Street Overpass

Photos 

Photo taken by Steve Conro in February 2012

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BH Photo #225646

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Deck plate girder bridge over Water Street on Union Pacific Railroad in Wilmington
Location
Wilmington, Will County, Illinois
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1916, Replaced 2017
Builder
- McClintic-Marshall Co. of Chicago, Illinois & Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Railroads
- Chicago & Alton Railroad (C&A)
- Chicago, Missouri & Western Railway (CM&W; CMNW)
- Gulf, Mobile & Ohio Railway (GMO)
- Illinois Central Railroad (IC)
- Southern Pacific Railroad (SP)
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
Deck plate girder
Dimensions
Span length: 30.0 ft.
Total length: 30.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.31162, -88.14891   (decimal degrees)
41°18'42" N, 88°08'56" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/403830/4573987 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Wilmington
Inventory number
BH 51367 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • July 16, 2018: Updated by John Marvig: Bridge has Been Replaced
  • May 16, 2016: Updated by John Marvig: Corrected Build Date
  • November 7, 2015: Updated by John Marvig: added build date
  • June 15, 2015: Updated by John Marvig: Added information, bridge is doomed
  • February 21, 2012: Added by Steve Conro

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