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UP/CN Deval Crossing Bridge

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Description 

Very unusual configuration with the UPRR (former C&NW) crisscrossing the CNRR (former Wisconsin Central)at grade on top of the bridge over US 14. Along with the UP/Metra line that crosses both of these about 100 yds away, the railroad calls this triangle Deval Crossing.

Facts 

Overview
Bridge over US 14 (Northwest Hwy) on UPRR (Former C&NW) & CNRR (former Wisconcin Central)
Location
Des Plaines, Cook County, Illinois
Status
Open to traffic
Railroads
- Chicago & North Western Railway (CNW)
- Wisconsin Central Ltd. (WC)
Design
Steel stringer
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.04714, -87.89785   (decimal degrees)
42°02'50" N, 87°53'52" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/425696/4655400 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Arlington Heights
Inventory number
BH 51428 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • February 24, 2012: Updated by Steve Conro: Added categories "Chicago & North Western Railway", "Wisconsin Central Ltd."

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