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West Point Road Bridge

Photos 

West Point Rd near Mt. Carroll, IL

Cold Day, poor photos, camera acting up

Photo taken by Ed Ahlf in January 2012

BH Photo #223352

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over Plum River on West Point Road, 5.5 mi. northwest of Mt Carroll
Location
Carroll County, Illinois
Status
Closed to all traffic
History
Built 1904
Builder
- Massillon Bridge Co. of Massillon, Ohio (likely fabricators)
Design
Pinned Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 88.9 ft.
Total length: 148.9 ft.
Deck width: 11.5 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 13.5 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.14603, -90.07382   (decimal degrees)
42°08'46" N, 90°04'26" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/741794/4670135 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Pleasant Valley
Inventory numbers
IL 008-3107 (Illinois bridge number)
BH 15056 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 04/2007)
Deck condition rating: Critical (2 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Critical (2 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 0.0 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2006)
75

Update Log 

  • November 20, 2016: Updated by Dave King: Added category "Pin-connected"
  • March 16, 2015: New photos from Steve Conro
  • January 15, 2012: Updated by Tony Dillon: Added truss type and likely fabricator
  • January 15, 2012: New photos from Ed Ahlf

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