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Willow Branch CR180N Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Steve Conro in May 2019

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BH Photo #447693

Map 

Description 

This looks like it may have started as some kind of truss bridge. You can see the remains of some kind of uprights that have been removed or cut off. The under structure looks like that of a truss deck but some newer beams and rail supports added later.

Facts 

Overview
Steel stringer bridge over Willow Branch on CR 180N
Location
Christian County, Illinois
Status
Closed
History
Built 1910; rehabilitated 1990
Design
Steel stringer
wooden deck
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 19.7 ft.
Total length: 40.0 ft.
Deck width: 15.7 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.37448, -89.34350   (decimal degrees)
39°22'28" N, 89°20'37" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/298135/4360953 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Nokomis
Average daily traffic (as of 2005)
25
Inventory number
BH 69724 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of November 2015)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 31.2 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • May 18, 2019: New photos from Steve Conro
  • October 19, 2015: Added by Elliott Johnson

Sources 

  • Elliott Johnson - elliottsgon15 [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Steve Conro - sconro [at] yahoo [dot] com