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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
Open to traffic
History
Built 1916, to be Replaced 2016
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 

  • 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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