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Little Wabash River Bridge

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South side

Photo taken by Robert Stephenson in February 2009

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Overview
Parker through truss bridge over Little Wabash River on Old US 50
Location
Clay County, Illinois
Status
Closed to all Traffic
Future prospects
Removal/Demolition 2010-2013
History
Built 1923
Design
Pin-connected, 9-panel Parker through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 170.0 ft.
Total length: 172.9 ft.
Deck width: 21.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.68864, -88.31790   (decimal degrees)
38°41'19" N, 88°19'04" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/385380/4283049 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Clay City
Inventory numbers
IL 013-0006 (Illinois bridge number)
BH 38809 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 01/1992)
Deck condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 19.0 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 1989)
250

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
  • March 2, 2009: Updated by Robert Stephenson
  • February 27, 2009: Updated by Robert Stephenson: Bridge type and status
  • January 31, 2009: Added by Kim Harvey

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