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Quincy Bayview Bridge

Photos 

View from riverfront

Photo taken by James Baughn

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BH Photo #101996

Map 

Street Views 

Facts 

Overview
Cable-stayed bridge over the Mississippi River on westbound US 24 at Quincy
Location
Quincy, Adams County, Illinois, and Marion County, Missouri
Status
Open to two lanes of westbound traffic
History
Built 1986 at a cost of $17,230,000
Builder
- Modjeski & Masters of Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania
Design
Cable-stayed
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 899.7 ft.
Total length: 4,507.0 ft. (0.9 mi.)
Deck width: 32.1 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.93306, -91.42184   (decimal degrees)
39°55'59" N, 91°25'19" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/634845/4421520 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Quincy West
Inventory numbers
IL 001-0068 (Illinois bridge number)
BH 14995 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 08/2012)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 67.0 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2011)
9,400

Update Log 

  • March 3, 2015: New photo from Gene Smania
  • September 3, 2013: New Street View added by Kelly McClanahan
  • July 18, 2010: New Street View added by Jacob P. Bernard
  • April 3, 2006: Posted new photos

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Comments 

Quincy Bayview Bridge
Posted March 8, 2011, by Gene Smania

Photos of Quincy Bayview Bridge over Mississippi River taken October 2004

Quincy Bayview Bridge
Posted July 6, 2010, by Nathan Holth (form3 [at] historicbridges [dot] org)

According to IDOT files, a contract was let in 2009 for the repainting of the bridge. Included in the big package was the attached diagram that shows the lengths of the various spans of the bridge.

Quincy Bayview Bridge
Posted April 16, 2008, by Ralph Mayse (ralphinator916 [at] juno [dot] com)

I find it interesting this bridge, barely over 20 years old, is rated as structurally deficient, yet the other bridge, nearly 80 years old, is rated as not deficient. I'm curious to know why this much younger bridge is deficient. Thank you, and I enjoy this website immensely.