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Little Missouri Creek Branch Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Steve Conro in April 2016

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BH Photo #352309

Map 

Description 

Road completely abandoned from the south. Very helpful landowner let us access through path and then up dry stream bed on his property. 4WD needed.

Facts 

Overview
Abandoned Bedsted truss bridge over Branch of Little Missouri on CR1650N
Location
Brown County, Illinois
Status
bypassed and abandoned
History
Built 1907, abandoned by new alignment 1992
Design
Bedstead Warren pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 36.1 ft.
Total length: 37.1 ft.
Deck width: 11.5 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.07663, -90.81629   (decimal degrees)
40°04'36" N, 90°48'59" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/686199/4438547 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory numbers
IL 005-3708 (Illinois bridge number)
BH 70557 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 03/1991)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 17.0 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 1988)
29

Update Log 

  • April 24, 2016: Updated by Steve Conro: pics and changed name so Missouri Cr brides would list together
  • January 15, 2016: Added by Elliott Johnson

Sources 

  • Elliott Johnson - elliottsgon15 [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Steve Conro - sconro [at] yahoo [dot] com