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Arcelor Mittal - Indiana Harbor Canal Bridge

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EJE -Indiana Harbor Canal Bridge

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Photo taken by Douglas Butler in July 2013

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BH Photo #283277

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Description 

This blue rolling lift bridge is northeast next to the CN-EJ&E trussed type Scherzer type

Facts 

Overview
Pony plate girder bascule rail bridge over Indiana Harbor Canal
Location
East Chicago, Lake County, Indiana
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 2008 by Arcelor Mittal to connect two steel plants
Design
Pony plate girder bascule
Also called
Elgin Joliet & Eastern Railroad Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.66075, -87.45135   (decimal degrees)
41°39'39" N, 87°27'05" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/462422/4612208 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Whiting
Inventory number
BH 60896 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Bascule (1,067)
Built 2008 (58)
Built during 2000s (675)
East Chicago, Indiana (17)
Girder (10,299)
Indiana (4,933)
Lake County, Indiana (84)
Modern (2,446)
Movable (2,989)
Navigable waterway (2,154)
Open (39,980)
Owned privately (1,745)
Plate girder (7,983)
Railroad (15,601)
Scherzer-type rolling lift (70)
Through girder (3,842)

Update Log 

  • September 14, 2019: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • October 6, 2015: New photos from Douglas Butler
  • May 7, 2014: Added by Douglas Butler

Sources 

  • Douglas Butler

Comments 

CN - Indiana Harbor Canal Bridge
Posted March 21, 2017, by Douglas Butler

What's the update of this blue bridge of this rolling lift type?

EJE - Indiana Harbor Canal Bridge
Posted February 10, 2015, by Tom Rainford (trainford308 [at] yahoo [dot] com)

Looking East

EJE - Indiana Harbor Canal Bridge
Posted February 10, 2015, by Tom Rainford (trainford308 [at] yahoo [dot] com)

Here are tow pictures of his bridge taken on the tracks of the EJ&E in 1972