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Daggert Road Bridge

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Daggert Road Bridge

Night photograph of a freight train passing over the railroad bridge adjacent to the Daggert Road Bridge.

Photo taken by Tom Phelan in January 2014

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BH Photo #274240

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Facts 

Overview
Timber Queenpost pony truss bridge over East Johnson Creek on Daggert Road, 3 mi. south of Mt. Carroll
Location
Carroll County, Illinois
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1916
Design
Queenpost pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 45.2 ft.
Total length: 60.0 ft.
Deck width: 16.0 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.03603, -89.95807   (decimal degrees)
42°02'10" N, 89°57'29" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/255146/4658010 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Mount Carroll
Average daily traffic (as of 2006)
25
Inventory numbers
IL 008-3705 (Illinois bridge number)
BH 15048 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of April 2016)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 24.4 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • March 18, 2015: New photos from Steve Conro
  • February 10, 2014: New photo from Tom Phelan

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Comments 

Daggert Road Bridge
Posted April 25, 2008, by Stephan Parsons (scfarm [at] netins [dot] net)

The railroad is still an active line. I posted earlier that the railroad was gone, but that is not true.

Daggert Road Bridge
Posted March 12, 2008, by Stephan Parsons (scfarm [at] netins [dot] net)

This small bridge is near the entrance to an underpass for a railroad bed. The railroad is gone, but the old bridge and underpass remain. The bridge was photographed on March 8, 1008.