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Author Topic: Is the railroad bridge over Western Avenue in Chicago in danger?  (Read 489 times)

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I saw a post on Facebook showing the piers carrying a rail line over WesternAvenue at Pershing Road to be looking unstable.someone commented on it from the area and said he believes someday soon a train overhead might bring the bridge to collapse if not a drunk driver below. 

I can’t believe the city would allow this, but stranger things have happened.


https://goo.gl/maps/KCn6utKReidLVbdy6


Now we all know the tricks the google camera can play on images, but that pier on Pershing looks bent out of shape showing structure fatigue.
https://goo.gl/maps/avzzJkqTs5vKvyFBA
« Last Edit: March 16, 2021, 08:55:40 PM by roadman65 »
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Re: Is the railroad bridge over Western Avenue in Chicago in danger?
« Reply #1 on: March 17, 2021, 01:14:27 AM »

I'm no expert, but, no, that doesn't look good at all.
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