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Oak Creek Bridge

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Photo taken by Steve Conro in September 2012

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BH Photo #239158

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Oak Creek on TR 77, 2 mi. northwest of Marcelline
Location
Adams County, Illinois
Status
open to all traffic
Design
Pratt pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 78.0 ft.
Total length: 80.0 ft.
Deck width: 15.4 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.13278, -91.39222   (decimal degrees)
40°07'58" N, 91°23'32" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/636976/4443733 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Lima
Inventory numbers
IL 001-3364 (Illinois bridge number)
BH 14992 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 12/2011)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 29.3 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2008)
25

Categories 

5-panel truss (453)
Adams County, Illinois (56)
Illinois (3,865)
One-lane traffic (7,433)
Open (36,894)
Owned by township (2,333)
Pony truss (15,085)
Pratt pony truss (3,200)
Pratt truss (8,071)
Span length 75-100 feet (5,884)
Structurally deficient (18,552)
Total length 75-100 feet (6,001)
Truss (29,552)
Wooden deck (5,873)

Update Log 

  • March 28, 2016: Updated by K. Allen Ballard: Was nearby March 25th, 2016 but unable to confirm status; was here last fall and it was open & in good condition.
  • February 15, 2016: Updated by Elliott Johnson: bridge closed according to 2015 nbi
  • September 11, 2012: New photos from Steve Conro

Sources 

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

Comments 

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

Photos taken 4-28-10.