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South Pleasant Street Sidewalk Bridge

Photos 

East profile with counterweights and cables

GS September 2014

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BH Photo #331544

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pedestrian bridge carries city sidewalk over sunken drive to basement/garage of building
Location
Princeton, Bureau County, Illinois
Status
Open to pedestrians only
History
Installed sometime after 1937
Design
Vertical lift concrete slab bridge that carries a city sidewalk over the driveway to the basement/garage of adjacent building. Counterweights provide lifting force.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.37053, -89.46626   (decimal degrees)
41°22'14" N, 89°27'59" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/293741/4582825 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Princeton South
Inventory number
BH 68451 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • July 11, 2015: Added by GS