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UP - Broadway Street Overpass

Photos 

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Photo taken by Steve Conro in November 2011

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BH Photo #220585

Map 

Description 

Build date provided by C&NW bridge records at the Chicago & North Western Railway Historical Society archives

Facts 

Overview
Deck plate girder bridge over Broadway on Union Pacific Railroad
Location
Rockford, Winnebago County, Illinois
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1917
Railroads
- Chicago & North Western Railway (CNW)
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
Deck plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 32.0 ft.
Total length: 65.0 ft.
Also called
C&NW Bridge #455
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.25222, -89.06389   (decimal degrees)
42°15'08" N, 89°03'50" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/329746/4679843 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Rockford North
Inventory numbers
IL 101-9940 (Illinois bridge number)
BH 50307 (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 23, 2011: Added by Steve Conro

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