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Abandoned UP - Mansion Road Overpass

Photos 

view to the south

Photo taken by Elliott Johnson in March 2014

License: Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike (CC BY-SA)

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BH Photo #277901

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Facts 

Overview
Deck plate girder bridge over Mansion Road/Wesley Chapel Road (TR 164) on C&NW Railroad
Location
Sangamon County, Illinois
Status
abandoned but intact
History
Built 1912
Builder
- King Bridge Co. of Cleveland, Ohio
Railroad
- Chicago & North Western Railway (CNW)
Design
Deck plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 34.0 ft.
Also called
C&NW Bridge #1891
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.69814, -89.76143   (decimal degrees)
39°41'53" N, 89°45'41" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/263233/4397900 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Loami
Average daily traffic (as of 1991)
29
Inventory numbers
IL 084-9923 (Illinois bridge number)
BH 52147 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of December 1986)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • March 5, 2014: Updated by Elliott Johnson: updated status, added pictures, added year built, added builder's name
  • April 21, 2012: Added by James Baughn

Sources 

  • Elliott Johnson - elliottsgon15 [at] hotmail [dot] com

Comments 

CNW - Mansion Road Overpass
Posted April 29, 2019, by Tim (springfieldbridges [at] gmail [dot] com)

Br No 1891 - 34' D.P.G. Span

Mansion Road Bridge
Posted March 15, 2013, by Duston Suits (n9ds_15 [at] msn [dot] com)

http://www.stb.dot.gov/Decisions/readingroom.nsf/UNID/EE3078...

The DOT decision to allow abandonment of this line.

Mansion Road Bridge
Posted December 14, 2012, by Duston (n9ds_15 [at] msn [dot] com)

Abandoned ca. 1997