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Red Covered Bridge 13-06-01

Photos 

Photo taken by Brian McKee in June 2009

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BH Photo #142349

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Covered bridge over Bureau Creek on Old Dad Joe Trail in Princeton
Location
Bureau County, Illinois
Status
Open to traffic
Future prospects
Preserved
History
Built 1863; rehabilitated 1973
Design
Covered Howe through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 95.1 ft.
Total length: 147.9 ft.
Deck width: 15.4 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 11.9 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on April 23, 1975
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.41644, -89.47867   (decimal degrees)
41°24'59" N, 89°28'43" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/292849/4587953 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Princeton North
Inventory numbers
IL 006-0134 (Illinois bridge number)
WGCB 13-06-01 (World Guide to Covered Bridges number)
NRHP 75000640 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
BH 15038 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 07/2012)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 21.6 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2012)
325

Categories 

19th Century (6,208)
Built 1863 (16)
Built during 1860s (388)
Bureau County, Illinois (104)
Covered (1,356)
Howe through truss (347)
Howe truss (430)
Illinois (3,858)
NR-listed (2,842)
Open (36,831)
Owned by state (13,861)
Preserved (1,061)
Span length 75-100 feet (5,866)
Structurally deficient (18,538)
Through truss (12,925)
Total length 125-175 feet (5,296)
Truss (29,505)
Wooden deck (5,869)

Update Log 

  • October 21, 2013: New photos from Gene Smania
  • February 1, 2012: New photos from Gene Smania
  • April 17, 2010: New photos from Robert Stephenson
  • January 31, 2010: New photos from Robert Stephenson
  • July 8, 2009: New photos from Brian McKee

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