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Hennepin Canal Bridge 6

Photos 

Photo taken by Steve Conro in December 2011

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BH Photo #222060

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Facts 

Overview
Pratt through truss bridge over Hennepin Canal on 1150N, 1.2 mi. north of Tiskilwa
Location
Bureau County, Illinois
Status
Closed
History
Built 1900
Builder
- Toledo Bridge Co. of Toledo, Ohio
Design
Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 97.7 ft.
Total length: 100.0 ft.
Deck width: 19.3 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 17.2 ft.
Also called
Hennepin Canal Bridge 6
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.31391, -89.51089   (decimal degrees)
41°18'50" N, 89°30'39" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/289826/4576646 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Wyanet
Inventory numbers
IL 006-9909 (Illinois bridge number)
BH 15029 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 10/2011)
Deck condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 48.7 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2010)
25

Update Log 

  • February 9, 2017: Updated by Christopher Finigan: Added category "Riveted"
  • February 6, 2017: New photos from GS
  • October 20, 2015: New photos from Gene Smania
  • September 28, 2014: New photos from Gene Smania
  • November 27, 2013: New Street View added by Brent Tindall
  • August 20, 2012: New photos from John Imel
  • December 19, 2011: New photos from Steve Conro

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Comments 

Hennepin Canal Bridge 6
Posted February 6, 2017, by Robert Elder (robertelder1 [at] gmail [dot] com)

What a great bridge - complete with laced endposts, lattice portal bracing, interesting plaque, and date inscriptions on the abutments! I hope that the folks in Illinois keep this one around.