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Shoal Creek Bridge

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Photo taken by Steve Conro in August 2017

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BH Photo #400748

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Steel stringer bridge over Shoal Creek on TR 109/OLD STATE R
Location
Clinton County, Illinois
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1957
Design
Steel stringer
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 62.0 ft.
Total length: 186.0 ft.
Deck width: 15.4 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.64664, -89.50808   (decimal degrees)
38°38'48" N, 89°30'29" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/281729/4280550 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Saint Rose
Inventory number
BH 71268 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 02/2015)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Appraisal: Functionally obsolete
Sufficiency rating: 52.9 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2015)
475

Update Log 

  • August 22, 2017: New photos from Steve Conro
  • March 8, 2016: Added by Elliott Johnson

Sources 

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

Comments 

Shoal Creek Bridge
Posted August 26, 2017, by Steve Conro (sconro [at] yahoo [dot] com)

That's kind of what I thought too. The piers looked much older than the bridge.

Shoal Creek Bridge
Posted August 22, 2017, by Tony Dillon (spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com)

Stone piers look to be very old but well built, may have carried several structures at this site.

Shoal Creek Bridge
Posted August 22, 2017, by Steve Conro (sconro [at] yahoo [dot] com)

Talk about lucky timing. Sign at the beginning of road says "Road closed Sept 5th for bridge replacement"