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Meyers Road Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Dale Travis

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BH Photo #117358

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over Sangamon River on TR 192, 5 mi. north of Mt Auburn
Location
Christian County, Illinois, and Sangamon County, Illinois
Status
Derelict/abandoned
Design
Pin-connected, 9-panel Camelback Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 160.0 ft.
Total length: 169.9 ft.
Deck width: 15.1 ft.
Also called
Sangamon River Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.82111, -89.25222   (decimal degrees)
39°49'16" N, 89°15'08" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/307241/4410329 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Mount Auburn
Average daily traffic (as of 2005)
50
Inventory numbers
IL 011-3288 (Illinois bridge number)
BH 15069 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of November 2012)
Sufficiency rating: 15.2 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • October 29, 2018: New photos from Elliott Johnson
  • October 28, 2018: New Street View added by Dana and Kay Klein
  • October 28, 2018: New photo from Jeremy Ruble
  • September 23, 2018: New photo from Jeremy Ruble
  • July 11, 2008: New photos from Kim Harvey
  • July 9, 2008: Updated by Robert Stephenson: Changed overview and design

Sources 

Comments 

Sangamon River Bridge
Posted April 19, 2008, by Sue (smartin [at] rotech [dot] com)

When did they close this bridge and is it the same one that was on the IL State Map Cover about 5 or so years ago (the map that the Secretary of State office prints)?

Sangamon River Bridge
Posted November 22, 2007, by Dale Travis (djtravis [ [at] ] dalejtravis [dot] com)

Pictures taken 9-11-07.