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South Branch Bridge

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Photo taken by Steve Conro in April 2016

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BH Photo #352319

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Overview
Pony truss bridge over South Branch of Little Missouri Creek on CR500E, 4.5 mi. northwest of Mt Sterlin
Location
Brown County, Illinois
Status
Open to traffic
Design
Riveted, 5-panel Pratt pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 80.0 ft.
Total length: 82.0 ft.
Deck width: 24.9 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.05049, -90.80723   (decimal degrees)
40°03'02" N, 90°48'26" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/687044/4435664 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Lake Mount Sterling
Inventory numbers
IL 005-3714 (Illinois bridge number)
BH 15022 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 11/2011)
Deck condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 73.5 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2002)
50

Categories 

5-panel truss (451)
Brown County, Illinois (12)
Illinois (3,845)
Open (36,585)
Owned by township (2,301)
Pony truss (15,052)
Pratt pony truss (3,180)
Pratt truss (8,020)
Riveted (1,875)
Span length 75-100 feet (5,805)
Structurally deficient (18,433)
Total length 75-100 feet (5,942)
Truss (29,448)

Update Log 

  • April 24, 2016: New photos from Steve Conro

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South Branch Bridge
Posted April 18, 2010, by Dale Travis (daletravis [at] bigfoot [dot] com)

Photos taken 4-9-10.