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Penfield Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Mike Roegner

BH Photo #185340

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over Middle Fork Vermilion River on TR 49
Location
Champaign County, Illinois
Status
Replaced by new bridge
Design
Pin-connected Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 100.1 ft.
Total length: 102.0 ft.
Deck width: 13.8 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.32787, -87.93281   (decimal degrees)
40°19'40" N, 87°55'58" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/420757/4464566 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Penfield
Inventory numbers
IL 010-3078 (Illinois bridge number)
BH 38794 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 31, 2009: Added by Kim Harvey

Sources 

Comments 

Penfield Bridge
Posted April 21, 2010, by Mike Roegner (roegner [at] soltec [dot] net)

... and, the bridge has been replaced. The new one is made of CONCRETE.

Penfield Bridge
Posted April 21, 2010, by Mike Roegner (roegner [at] soltec [dot] net)

I went up to Penfield Easter weekend to recheck this location. I had taken these photos while at the Forest Preserve for the I&I tractor show several years ago. These should be the right photos, but it wasn't a pony truss.

Webmaster's note: The photos that were here have been incorporated into the main site.