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US 150 Sangamon River Bridge

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US 150 Sangamon River Bridge

The Pantagraph: March 6 1977

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BH Photo #442811

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Through truss bridge over Sangamon River on US 150
Location
Mahomet, Champaign County, Illinois
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
Design
Through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.19163, -88.39990   (decimal degrees)
40°11'30" N, 88°23'60" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/380837/4449966 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 84265 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Champaign County, Illinois (38)
Illinois (4,542)
Lost (23,565)
Lost 1980 (90)
Lost during 1980s (1,306)
Mahomet, Illinois (2)
Owned by state (15,582)
Replaced by new bridge (15,733)
Through truss (14,609)
Truss (32,054)

Update Log 

  • January 23, 2019: Added by Melissa Brand-Welch

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Comments 

US 150 Sangamon River Bridge
Posted January 23, 2019, by Melissa Brand-Welch (melissabrandwelch [at] msn [dot] com)

Mike Daffron described a bridge in Indiana as a soggy/spongy graham cracker...I love it

US 150 Sangamon River Bridge
Posted January 23, 2019, by Mike Goff (michael [dot] goff [at] hotmail [dot] com)

"The deck resembles a stale dried out oatmeal cookie", I have to incorporate that into a bridge inspection report at some point. That is pure poetry!

US 150 Sangamon River Bridge
Posted January 23, 2019, by Melissa Brand-Welch (melissabrandwelch [at] msn [dot] com)

Love the description of the deck