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BNSF Side Canal Bridge

Photos 

Close-up view

Photo taken by John Marvig in July 2015

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BH Photo #515369

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Description 

Located just south of BNSF I&M Canal Bridge. Can be viewed from across river, or on a boat.

Facts 

Overview
Deck plate girder bridge over side channel of I&M Canal on BNSF Railway
Location
Joliet, Will County, Illinois
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1935
Railroads
- Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway (ATSF)
- BNSF Railway (BNSF)
Design
Deck plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 74.0 ft.
Total length: 130.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.53851, -88.08208   (decimal degrees)
41°32'19" N, 88°04'55" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/409739/4599105 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 95893 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 14, 2022: Updated by John Marvig: added dimensions
  • January 13, 2022: Added by Roger Deschner

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Sources 

  • Roger Deschner - rogerdeschner [at] gmail [dot] com
  • John Marvig - marvigj27 [at] gmail [dot] com