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Hennepin Canal Bridge 10A

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Description 

You can see new bridge in the back ground in BH48240 photo's

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over Hennepin Canal on CH 8 in Wyanet
Location
Wyanet, Bureau County, Illinois
Status
Moved to a new location and replaced by a new bridge,
Future prospects
Relocated and preserved to 1400N Ave Over West Bureau Creek (in Bureau County)
History
Built 1931; rehabilitated 1982; moved in 2011
Design
Pratt through truss with riveted connections, and multiple type approach spans including through plate girder.
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 115.1 ft.
Total length: 234.5 ft.
Deck width: 23.3 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 15.0 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.35361, -89.58734   (decimal degrees)
41°21'13" N, 89°35'14" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/283558/4581242 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Wyanet
Inventory numbers
IL 006-3244 (Illinois bridge number)
BH 15028 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 04/2008)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 46.2 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2007)
1,050

Update Log 

  • February 24, 2011: Updated by Nathan Holth: This bridge is not doomed! To be relocated to a lower volume roadway.
  • July 5, 2010: Updated by Nathan Holth: Bridge is doomed.

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Comments 

Hennepin Canal Bridge
Posted April 18, 2011, by David Eike (eikes [at] sbcglobal [dot] net)

Bridge is scheduled to be moved in early May. Glad to see this one re-used.

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