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Lake of the Woods Covered Bridge 13-10-A

Photos 

Overview

The Lake of the Woods Covered Bridge is a replica covered bridge. The bridge, in reality, is a steel stringer bridge with a wooden top.

Photo taken by James McCray

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BH Photo #181334

Map 

Description 

The bridge is a replica of the Pepperel Covered Bridge near Boston, MA.

Facts 

Overview
Covered bridge over Sangamon River on Lake of the Woods County Park Road in the Champaign County Forest Preserve
Location
Champaign County, Illinois
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1965
Design
Steel stringer deck with faux wooden Pratt through truss to give the appearance of a covered bridge.
Dimensions
Total length: 140.0 ft.
Deck width: 32.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.20412, -88.38761   (decimal degrees)
40°12'15" N, 88°23'15" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/381905/4451335 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Mahomet
Inventory number
BH 46421 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Beam (15,636)
Built 1965 (216)
Built during 1960s (2,027)
Champaign County, Illinois (38)
Covered (1,641)
Illinois (4,637)
Open (39,816)
Owned by county (20,733)
Steel stringer (6,191)
Total length 125-175 feet (5,902)

Update Log 

  • February 18, 2019: New photo from Susan Wyrick
  • October 13, 2010: New photos from J.P.
  • October 6, 2010: Added by James McCray

Sources 

  • James McCray - jamesinslocomb [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • J.P. - wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Susan Wyrick