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Edgewood Bridge

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Edgewood Bridge

Illinois Highway Commission Report

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BH Photo #440969

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Description 

Bridge had a reinforced concrete deck. Foundation was 23 feet high. Built at a cost of $7038

Replacement bridge has also been replaced.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Big Bureau Creek on Backbone Road
Location
Princeton Township, Bureau County, Illinois
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
Builder
- H.S Wetherell of Morgan Park Illinois (Contractor)
Design
8-panel, pinned Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Total length: 150.0 ft.
Deck width: 18.0 ft.
Also called
Backbone Road Bridge
Old County Highway 9 Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.40667, -89.50949   (decimal degrees)
41°24'24" N, 89°30'34" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/290241/4586942 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 84018 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • September 5, 2020: Updated by Tony Dillon: Added location and truss type.
  • January 4, 2019: Added by Melissa Brand-Welch

Sources 

  • Melissa Brand-Welch - melissabrandwelch [at] msn [dot] com
  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com