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Big Bureau Creek Bridge

Photo 

Photograph taken by Stephon Low

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BH Photo #290489

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over Big Bureau Creek on TR 245, 1.5 mi. west of Princeton
Location
Bureau County, Illinois
Status
Replaced by Capt Swift Covered Bridge
History
Built 1915; replaced 2007 by a modern covered bridge
Design
Through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 120.0 ft.
Total length: 123.0 ft.
Deck width: 19.0 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 15.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.37889, -89.49778   (decimal degrees)
41°22'44" N, 89°29'52" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/291132/4583829 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Princeton North
Inventory numbers
IL 006-4285 (Illinois bridge number)
BH 15026 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 11/2005)
Deck condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 28.1 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2002)
400

Update Log 

  • August 3, 2014: Updated by Luke: Added photograph

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