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Broadway Ave Bridge

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Broadway Ave Bridge

Photo from Amtrak in the Heartland

License: Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike (CC BY-SA)

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BH Photo #474221

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Facts 

Overview
Lost concrete tee beam bridge over Illinois Central RR on Broadway Ave (Fau76) in Mattoon
Location
Mattoon, Coles County, Illinois
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1915; replaced 2002
Railroad
- Illinois Central Railroad (IC; ICG (1972-1988))
Design
Concrete tee beam
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 27.9 ft.
Total length: 172.9 ft.
Deck width: 49.9 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.48260, -88.37626   (decimal degrees)
39°28'57" N, 88°22'35" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/381638/4371237 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Mattoon West
Inventory numbers
IL 015-6328 (Illinois bridge number)
BH 39947 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • June 21, 2020: New photo from Geoff Hubbs
  • May 15, 2010: Updated by Robert Stephenson: Added lost date
  • April 1, 2010: Updated by David Backlin: Revised GPS
  • February 20, 2009: Added by David Backlin

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