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Wabash Railroad Bridge #1043A - LaGrange Rd. Overpass

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Overview
Deck plate girder bridge over US Hwy. 45/S. LaGrange Rd. on Wabash, later N&W, now NS/Metra
Location
Orland Park, Cook County, Illinois
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1923, Replaced 2013
Railroads
- Metra (METX)
- Norfolk Southern Railway (NS)
- Wabash Railroad (WAB)
Design
Deck plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 50.0 ft.
Total length: 51.4 ft.
Deck width: 29.0 ft.
Also called
Wabash Railroad Bridge #1043A
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.63542, -87.85394   (decimal degrees)
41°38'08" N, 87°51'14" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/428875/4609651 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Palos Park
Inventory number
BH 64724 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • May 5, 2015: Updated by John Marvig: Replaced 2013
  • December 15, 2014: Added by James Holzmeier

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