Open to traffic. Weight restriction of 15 tons due to issues.
IDOT plans to replace this bridge with a tied-arch bridge in the next 3-5 years when funding becomes available. Bridge is currently restricted to 15 tons until further notice due to issues found in last inspections. Plans are to do emergency repairs this winter with permanent repairs to be done next summer.
Built 1955; rehabilitated 1973
Cantilevered Warren through truss
Length of largest span: 540.1 ft.
Total length: 3,624.2 ft. (0.7 mi.)
Deck width: 27.9 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 17.4 ft.
William H. Dieterich Memorial Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.01474, -90.44619(decimal degrees) 40°00'53" N, 90°26'46" W (degrees°minutes'seconds")
IL 009-0001 (Illinois bridge number)
BH 15057 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 07/2013)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory(6 out of 9) Superstructure condition rating: Poor(4 out of 9) Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory(6 out of 9) Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 40.3 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2013)
April 24, 2016: New photos from Steve Conro
October 7, 2015: New Street View added by Elliott Johnson
May 4, 2011: New Street View added by J.P.
August 25, 2009: Updated by Kim Harvey: Future Prospects
November 7, 2008: New photo from Nathan Morton
January 9, 2006: Posted photos from Bill Burmaster