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Metra - Marley Creek Bridge #2

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Overview
Concrete rigid frame bridge over Marley Creek (aka Hickory Creek) on Wabash, later N&W, now NS/Metra
Location
Will County, Illinois
Status
Open to rail traffic
History
Original 12' pile trestle bridge at this location built 1882; replaced 1925 with this bridge
Railroads
- Commuter Rail
- Metra (METX)
- Wabash Railroad (WAB)
Design
Concrete rigid frame
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 16.0 ft.
Total length: 64.0 ft.
Deck width: 16.8 ft.
Also called
Wabash Railroad Bridge #1072
Wabash - Marley Creek Bridge #2
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.54161, -87.93391   (decimal degrees)
41°32'30" N, 87°56'02" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/422102/4599304 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Mokena
Inventory number
BH 64718 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Built 1925 (1,277)
Built during 1920s (9,990)
Commuter Rail (439)
Illinois (4,749)
Metra (96)
Open (40,041)
Owned by railroad (12,588)
Railroad (15,652)
Rigid frame (731)
Span length under 25 feet (6,917)
Total length 50-75 feet (9,324)
Wabash Railroad (575)
Will County, Illinois (136)

Update Log 

  • December 15, 2014: Added by James Holzmeier

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