Rating:
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Bluff Canal Bridge TR 9

Photos 

Photo taken by Steve Conro in September 2012

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BH Photo #239169

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Bluff Canal on CR N2900th, 2.0 mi. west of Lima
Location
Adams County, Illinois
Status
Closed; 3 feet of each each has been peeled back; blocked off.
History
Built 1905
Design
Pratt pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 70.8 ft.
Total length: 107.9 ft.
Deck width: 16.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.18416, -91.41577   (decimal degrees)
40°11'03" N, 91°24'57" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/634868/4449400 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Lima
Inventory numbers
IL 001-3058 (Illinois bridge number)
BH 14980 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 02/2014)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 19.5 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2000)
25

Update Log 

  • March 28, 2016: Updated by K. Allen Ballard: BRIDGE Remains closed since my last visit.
  • February 15, 2016: Updated by Elliott Johnson: Bridge is now open according to 2015 nbi
  • November 6, 2015: Updated by K. Allen Ballard: Add new photo of closed bridge
  • September 5, 2015: Updated by Elliott Johnson: this bridge was closed when i drove through the area september 3rd
  • September 11, 2012: Updated by Steve Conro: Added category "Bluff Canal"

Sources 

  • Steve Conro - sconro [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Elliott Johnson - elliottsgon15 [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • K. Allen Ballard - speedeeprint [at] gmail [dot] com

Comments 

Bluff Canal Bridge
Posted May 4, 2010, by Dale Travis (daletravis [at] bigfoot [dot] com)

Photos taken 4-28-10.