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IAIS - Little Vermillion River Bridge

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Photo taken by Steve Conro in December 2011

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BH Photo #221645

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Description 

Two track bridge, one track abandoned

Facts 

Overview
Deck plate girder bridge over Little Vermillion River on Iowa Interstate RR (former Rock Island RR) in LaSalle
Location
LaSalle, LaSalle County, Illinois
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1900; two spans replaced 1952
Builders
- American Bridge Co. of New York (1900 Spans)
- Bethlehem Steel Co. of Bethlehem, Pennsylvania (1952 Spans)
Railroads
- Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad (CRIP (1866-1920); RI (1920-1975) ROCK (1975-1980))
- Iowa Interstate Railroad (IAIS)
Design
Deck plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 50.0 ft.
Total length: 150.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.32781, -89.08355   (decimal degrees)
41°19'40" N, 89°05'01" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/325636/4577241 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
La Salle
Inventory number
BH 50532 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • August 26, 2021: Updated by John Marvig: added information
  • July 14, 2015: Updated by John Marvig: Added information
  • March 6, 2012: Updated by Steve Conro: Removed category "Fox River (Illinois)"
  • December 13, 2011: Added by Steve Conro

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