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Ideal Rd Bridge

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Ideal Road Bridge Carroll County IL

Photo taken by Ed Ahlf in December 2011

BH Photo #222853

Facts 

Overview
Timber stringer bridge over BNSF RR on Ideal Rd
Location
Carroll County, Illinois
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1950
Design
Timber stringer
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 23.0 ft.
Total length: 126.0 ft.
Deck width: 20.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.97943, -89.82168   (decimal degrees)
41°58'46" N, 89°49'18" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/266230/4651344 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Milledgeville
Average daily traffic (as of 2010)
250
Inventory numbers
IL 008-9904 (Illinois bridge number)
BH 50322 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of February 2012)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Excellent (9 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 46.5 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • March 18, 2015: New photos from Steve Conro
  • January 5, 2012: New photos from Ed Ahlf
  • November 26, 2011: Added by Steve Conro

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Comments 

Ideal Rd Bridge
Posted February 9, 2015, by Robert Wyeth (robertj [dot] wyeth [at] gmail [dot] com)

It is very unfortunate that Carroll County is plotting against this great piece of history.