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CN - W Higgins Road Overpass

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W - Higgins Road Overpass

Photo taken by Dave King on October 15, 2015

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BH Photo #339541

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Overview
Pony/through plate girder bridge over W Higgins Road (ILL-72) on WCRR
Location
Cook County, Illinois
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1934
Railroad
- Canadian National Railway (CN)
Design
Pony plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 64.0 ft.
Total length: 100.1 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.99736, -87.88130   (decimal degrees)
41°59'50" N, 87°52'53" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/427009/4649858 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Elmhurst
Inventory number
BH 69666 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Built 1934 (798)
Built during 1930s (11,800)
Canadian National Railway (521)
Cook County, Illinois (462)
Girder (10,370)
Have street view (27,130)
Illinois (4,752)
Open (40,040)
Plate girder (8,042)
Railroad (15,663)
Span length 50-75 feet (10,126)
Through girder (3,874)
Total length 100-125 feet (5,195)

Update Log 

  • October 17, 2015: Added by Dave King

Sources 

  • Dave King - DKinghawkfan [at] hotmail [dot] com