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Upper Salt Fork Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Mike Roegner

BH Photo #185297

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over Upper Salt Fork Drainage Ditch on TR 159
Location
Champaign County, Illinois
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built ca. 1900, replaced 1992
Design
5-panel pin-connected Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 80.1 ft.
Total length: 111.9 ft.
Deck width: 13.8 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.14944, -88.03406   (decimal degrees)
40°08'58" N, 88°02'03" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/411925/4444856 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Flatville
Inventory numbers
IL 010-3171 (Illinois bridge number)
BH 38796 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 25, 2010: Updated by Anthony Dillon: Changed to through truss.
  • January 31, 2009: Added by Kim Harvey

Sources 

Comments 

Upper Salt Fork Bridge
Posted January 25, 2010, by Anthony Dillon (spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com)

I would say you are right Michael. An 80 foot main span length sounds about right for a 5-panel through truss. The overall length of 111 feet includes the approaches, which are clearly shown in the photos.