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Big Muddy Creek Bridge

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South side

Photo taken by Robert Stephenson in February 2009

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Overview
Through truss bridge over Big Muddy Creek on Fr-2114 (Old US 50)
Location
Clay County, Illinois, and Richland County, Illinois
Status
Closed to all traffic
Future prospects
Removal/Demolition 2010-2013
History
Built 1923
Design
Riveted, 7-panel Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 125.0 ft.
Total length: 558.9 ft.
Deck width: 21.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.68720, -88.28397   (decimal degrees)
38°41'14" N, 88°17'02" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/388328/4282847 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Clay City
Inventory number
BH 40019 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • October 8, 2013: New Street View added by J.P.
  • October 6, 2012: New photos from James Baughn
  • September 8, 2010: Updated by Robert Stephenson: Future prospects
  • February 27, 2009: Added by Robert Stephenson

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Big Muddy Creek Bridge
Posted January 20, 2015, by Mark Shannon

As of 2014 this bridge, and the others along Old U.S. 50 are still standing.