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Hopps Bridge

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Hopps Bridge

Modern Bridges for Illinois Highways. State of Illinois Highway Commission. August 1912.

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BH Photo #439482

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Description 

Superstructure built by Pan-American Bridge Co at a cost of $2263. Substructure built by McManis & Son at a cost of $1454.45

Caption on photo was incorrect as this bridge spanned Big Bureau Creek, and not the Green River. A.D. Hopps was the landowner.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Big Bureau Creek on 3000 E Street.
Location
Bureau County, Illinois
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
Builders
- McManis & Son (Substructure)
- Pan American Bridge Co. of New Castle, Indiana (Superstructure)
Design
6-panel, pinned Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Span length: 100.0 ft.
Total length: 100.0 ft.
Deck width: 16.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.55520, -89.27668   (decimal degrees)
41°33'19" N, 89°16'36" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/310137/4602895 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 83777 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • September 6, 2020: Updated by Tony Dillon: Added location and other information.
  • January 4, 2019: Updated by Luke: Added category "Pan American Bridge Co. of New Castle, Indiana"
  • December 17, 2018: Added by Melissa Brand-Welch

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Hopps Bridge
Posted January 4, 2019, by Melissa Brand-Welch (melissabrandwelch [at] msn [dot] com)

Thanks Luke!