Rating:
4 votes

Hennepin Canal Lock 21 lift Bridge

Photos 

Oblique View

Photo taken by Terence Faircloth, CC BY-NC-ND 2.0

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BH Photo #194210

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Vertical lift bridge over Hennepin Canal on Park Access Road
Location
Bureau County, Illinois
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1904; rehabilitated 1976
Builders
- C.S Riche
- U.S. Army Corps of Engineers of Washington, D.C.
Design
Through Girder Vertical Lift
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 39.0 ft.
Total length: 40.0 ft.
Deck width: 14.1 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 13.5 ft.
Also called
Lock 21 lift bridge
Bridge 10b
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.36451, -89.60644   (decimal degrees)
41°21'52" N, 89°36'23" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/281996/4582500 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Wyanet
Inventory numbers
IL 006-9952 (Illinois bridge number)
BH 15034 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 10/2011)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Appraisal: Functionally obsolete
Sufficiency rating: 46.4 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2010)
50

Update Log 

  • February 17, 2014: New photos from Tom Phelan
  • October 7, 2013: New Street View added by Douglas Butler
  • May 12, 2013: Updated by Luke Harden: Corrected bridge type
  • February 24, 2011: New photo from Nathan Holth

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Comments 

Park Access Road Bridge
Posted February 26, 2011, by David Backlin (us71 [at] cox [dot] net)

Very nice!

Park Access Road Bridge
Posted February 25, 2011, by Robert Thompson (rkt,engineering [at] gmail [dot] com)

Excellent catch! I've always wanted to travel the Hennepin Canal route and document what is left.