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Metra - Marley Creek Bridge #3

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Description 

Originally built to carry two tracks across Marley Creek

Facts 

Overview
Steel stringer bridge over Marley Creek (aka Hickory Creek) on Metra
Location
Homer Glen, Will County, Illinois
Status
Open to rail traffic
History
Original 55' pile trestle bridge at this location built 1880; replaced 1930 with this bridge
Railroads
- Commuter Rail
- Metra (METX)
- Norfolk Southern Railway (NS)
- Wabash Railroad (WAB)
Design
Steel stringer
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 16.0 ft.
Total length: 64.8 ft.
Deck width: 30.0 ft.
Also called
Wabash - Marley Creek Bridge #3
Wabash Railroad Bridge #1067
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.55965, -87.91004   (decimal degrees)
41°33'35" N, 87°54'36" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/424114/4601286 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Mokena
Inventory number
BH 64719 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • December 15, 2014: Added by James Holzmeier

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