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UP - 20th Street Overpass

Photos 

20th St.JPG

Photo taken by Steve Conro in November 2011

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BH Photo #221019

Map 

Description 

Narrow bridge with blind approaches on the roadway below that require traffic signals. Build date provided by C&NW bridge records at the Chicago & North Western Railway Historical Society archives

Facts 

Overview
Girder bridge over 20th Street on UPRR (Former C&NW)
Location
Rockford, Winnebago County, Illinois
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1896
Railroads
- Chicago & North Western Railway (CNW)
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
Pony plate girder
Dimensions
Span length: 25.0 ft.
Total length: 25.0 ft.
Also called
C&NW Bridge #452
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.24361, -89.05722   (decimal degrees)
42°14'37" N, 89°03'26" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/330273/4678873 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Rockford South
Inventory numbers
IL 101-9941 (Illinois bridge number)
BH 50342 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • June 21, 2019: New photos from John Marvig
  • March 23, 2019: Updated by John Marvig: Added information from C&NW Bridge Records
  • November 27, 2011: Added by Steve Conro

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