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Iris Street Bridge

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Iris Street Bridge

Picture taken 12/18/2011

Photo taken by jped at advrider.com

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BH Photo #222262

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost wooden Kingpost truss bridge over BNSF Railroad on Iris Street in Savanna
Location
Carroll County, Illinois
Status
Removed but not replaced
History
Built ca. 1930
Design
Wooden kingpost pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 36.0 ft.
Total length: 160.0 ft.
Deck width: 16.4 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.08420, -90.12522   (decimal degrees)
42°05'03" N, 90°07'31" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/737778/4663125 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Savanna
Inventory numbers
IL 008-9911 (Illinois bridge number)
BH 15050 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • July 27, 2014: Photo imported by Luke
  • August 3, 2013: Updated by James Baughn: Bridge appears to be gone
  • January 5, 2012: New photos from Ed Ahlf
  • December 20, 2011: Updated by Chris Gonnerman: Changed status, corrected description, tweaked some details.
  • November 18, 2008: Updated by Kim Harvey
  • April 25, 2008: Updated by Max Johnson: Added bridge to "Railroad overpass" category

Comments 

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

The road to the bridge is no longer used, and blocked at both ends of the bridge. The bridge appears to be in good condition.