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Northbrook-Glenview Bridge Repair Detour Map

Union Pacific officials estimate it will take several month to design, procure and install a new permanent viaduct following July 4th's train derailment and subsequent bridge collapse.

Above, find a detour map from Village officials for motorists while Shermer Road is blocked.

Union Pacific officials estimate it will take several month to design, procure and install a new permanent viaduct following July 4th's train derailment and subsequent bridge collapse, the villages of Glenview and Northbrook announced Monday. 

In the meantime, a temporary rail bed embankment constructed by Union Pacific is facilitating freight train traffic, At the request of Glenview and Northbrook officials, a Federal Railroad Administration inspector last Friday . 

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Tom Kloempken July 10, 2012 at 05:44 PM
As i drove west on Willow this morning (7-10-2012), I noticed at least 6 inspectors with flashlights thoroughly going over the underside of the bridge just to the north of the failed bridge where the same tracks crossover Willow east of Shermer.

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