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Bureau Creek Branch Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Brian McKee in June 2009

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BH Photo #142328

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Masters Fork on 2900N Ave, 1 mi. northeast of Van Orin
Location
Bureau County, Illinois
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1909
Design
Riveted, 4-panel Pratt pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 60.0 ft.
Total length: 63.0 ft.
Deck width: 15.7 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.56840, -89.35408   (decimal degrees)
41°34'06" N, 89°21'15" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/303722/4604533 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
La Moille
Inventory numbers
IL 006-4169 (Illinois bridge number)
BH 15024 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 11/2011)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 22.1 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2010)
50

Update Log 

  • July 8, 2009: New photos from Brian McKee

Sources 

  • Brian McKee - bjmckee51 [at] yahoo [dot] com

Comments 

Bureau Creek Branch Bridge
Posted September 18, 2013, by Steve Conro (sconro [at] yahoo [dot] com)

This bridge while gone now, doesn't look 60 feet long.