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New Bedford Bridge

Photos 

Wikimedia Commons

BH Photo #438504

Map 

Description 

Crossed the original channel of the Green River at the South edge of New Bedford. The river was straightened and runs farther South. Some remnants of the old stream bed can still be seen.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt Through Truss Bridge over Green River on Main Street
Location
New Bedford, Bureau County, Illinois
Status
No longer exists
Design
7-panel, pinned Pratt through truss
Also called
Green River Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.51148, -89.71971   (decimal degrees)
41°30'41" N, 89°43'11" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/273034/4599110 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 83500 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Bureau County, Illinois (116)
Illinois (4,647)
Lost (24,749)
New Bedford, Illinois (1)
Pratt through truss (5,393)
Pratt truss (9,300)
Through truss (15,075)
Truss (32,799)

Update Log 

  • September 5, 2020: Updated by Tony Dillon: Changed location and added new info.
  • November 16, 2018: Updated by Art Suckewer: Added truss type
  • November 16, 2018: Added by Melissa Brand-Welch

Sources 

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

Comments 

Green River Bridge
Posted November 16, 2018, by Art S. (asuckewer [at] knite [dot] com)

Glad to help

Green River Bridge
Posted November 16, 2018, by Melissa Brand-Welch (melissabrandwelch [at] msn [dot] com)

Thank you Art.