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Fox River US 52 Bridge

Street View 

Description 

Used in the school bus scene in the Superman movie "Man of Steel. At the 26:00 minute mark

Facts 

Overview
Open-spandrel arch bridge over Fox River on US 52
Location
LaSalle County, Illinois
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1931; rehabilitated 1980
Design
Open-spandrel arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 80.1 ft.
Total length: 459.0 ft.
Deck width: 32.2 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.48545, -88.68629   (decimal degrees)
41°29'08" N, 88°41'11" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/359223/4594021 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Serena
Inventory numbers
IL 050-0058 (Illinois bridge number)
BH 58967 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Arch (12,727)
Built 1931 (980)
Built during 1930s (12,245)
Deck arch (11,954)
Have street view (29,856)
Illinois (4,952)
LaSalle County, Illinois (100)
Open (41,199)
Open-spandrel arch (810)
Owned by state (16,635)
Span length 75-100 feet (6,731)
Total length 250-500 feet (5,606)
US 52 (44)

Update Log 

  • May 28, 2022: New Street View added by Paul Plassman
  • December 12, 2013: Added by Steve Conro

Sources 

  • Steve Conro - sconro [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Paul Plassman