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CSX - Richards Street Overpass

Photos 

Photo taken by Steve Conro in February 2012

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BH Photo #226338

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Street View 

Description 

Site has 2 bridges. One newer active and one older abandoned.

Facts 

Overview
Girder bridge over US 6 (Richards St) on CSX RR (former Rock Island RR)
Location
Joliet, Will County, Illinois
Status
Open to traffic
Railroads
- CSX Railroad (CSX)
- Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad (CRIP (1866-1920); RI (1920-1975) ROCK (1975-1980))
- Iowa Interstate Railroad (IAIS)
- Michigan Central Railroad (MC)
Design
Girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 42.0 ft.
Total length: 64.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.52441, -88.07463   (decimal degrees)
41°31'28" N, 88°04'29" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/410341/4597531 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Joliet
Inventory numbers
IL 099-0233 (Illinois bridge number)
BH 51496 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • July 16, 2014: New Street View added by Ralph Demars
  • March 2, 2012: Updated by Daniel Hopkins: Added category "Railroad"
  • February 28, 2012: Updated by Steve Conro: Added category "Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad"

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