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UP - Chase Road Overpass

Photos 

Photo taken by Steve Conro in August 2012

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BH Photo #237471

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Beam bridge over Chase Road on Union Pacific Railroad (former C&NW)
Location
Whiteside County, Illinois
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1910
Builder
- American Bridge Co. of New York
Railroads
- Chicago & North Western Railway (CNW)
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
2 Span Deck plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 24.0 ft.
Total length: 57.1 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.84491, -90.14041   (decimal degrees)
41°50'42" N, 90°08'25" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/737409/4636511 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Clinton
Inventory numbers
IL 098-9904 (Illinois bridge number)
BH 50758 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • August 16, 2017: Updated by Tony Dillon: Updated status per forum post
  • December 28, 2012: Updated by John Marvig: Added information
  • August 13, 2012: Updated by Daniel Hopkins: Added category "Railroad"
  • August 12, 2012: New photos from Steve Conro
  • January 1, 2012: Added by Steve Conro

Sources 

Comments 

UP - Chase Road Overpass
Posted March 25, 2020, by JB

Interior members appear to be riveted box girders, and fascia appear to be riveted plate girders with single angles for lower flanges. Hard to tell if there was a single plate across the top of all members that acted as a combination top flange and deck.

UP - Chase Road Overpass
Posted August 15, 2017, by SCOTT J CLAY (roadagnt70 [at] aol [dot] com)

This bridge was replaced in 2016