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Bloomingdale Trail - Milwaukee Avenue Overpass

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Bloomingdale Trail Overpass

View of the south side

Photo taken by Dave King on October 15, 2015

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BH Photo #339442

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Description 

Formerly was a 4 span through girder. Arch structure added in 2015 to support the girders, as the piers were removed. Girders were bolted together to create one "single span".

Facts 

Overview
Through Girder bridge over N. Milwaukee Avenue on Bloomingdale Line Trail
Location
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois
Status
Open to pedestrians only
History
Built 1913, Modified 2015
Railroads
- Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific Railroad (MILW)
- Soo Line Railroad (SOO)
Design
Pony plate girder
Dimensions
Span length: 100.0 ft.
Total length: 100.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.91405, -87.68308   (decimal degrees)
41°54'51" N, 87°40'59" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/443352/4640459 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Chicago Loop
Inventory number
BH 69645 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 15, 2019: Updated by Luke: Added category "Modified"
  • January 15, 2019: New photo from Nick Schmiedeler
  • July 18, 2018: New photos from John Marvig
  • December 5, 2015: Updated by John Marvig: Added information
  • October 16, 2015: Added by Dave King

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